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RUE





Definition:

  1. [noun] European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
    Synonyms: herb of grace, Ruta graveolens

  2. [noun] leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy

  3. [noun] sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"
    Synonyms: sorrow, regret, fulness

  4. [noun] (French) a street or road in France

  5. [verb] feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    Synonyms: repent, regret

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