Chinese rhubarb

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chinese rhubarb long used for laxative properties
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Usage

In literature:

The Chinese rhubarb is inferior to that of Russia and Turkey.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
The Chinese have also numerous medicinal plants, of which ginseng and rhubarb are best known.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
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