garden rhubarb

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n garden rhubarb long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves
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Usage

In literature:

There was one thing in the garden that shared his preference with his favourite cabbages and rhubarb, and that other was the beehive.
"Memories and Portraits" by Robert Louis Stevenson
This pot looked innocent enough when all was done, like one of those that gardeners in England put over forced rhubarb, no more.
"The Ivory Child" by H. Rider Haggard
There are various ways of dressing garden rhubarb, which serves as an excellent substitute for spring fruit.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
There was one thing in the garden that shared his preference with his favourite cabbages and rhubarb, and that other was the bee-hive.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
We'll be home in time for your strawberry-preserves season, mamma, and rhubarb stew out of the garden, like papa loves.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
Some blackguard who was allowed to use this garden before it fell to my lot planted rhubarb in a part of it.
"The New Gulliver and Other Stories" by Barry Pain
We have rhubarb and marrow, growed in the garden.
"King of the Air" by Herbert Strang
The wild pie-plant is closely related to the garden rhubarb, and also to the dock and the sorrel.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Rhubarb is almost wholly furnished by the London market-gardeners.
"Curiosities of Civilization" by Andrew Wynter
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In news:

Balcony gardening is easy as (rhubarb) pie.
Gardening season brings rhubarb to balance sweet desserts and to zest up savory dishes.
Rhubarb is one of the kitchen garden's early spring treats.
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