Middle English Dictionary Entry

rūbarbe n.
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(a) A plant of the genus Rheum, either Rheum officinale or Rheum palmatum; also, the rootstock of this plant used medicinally; jus ~, juice from this plant; pelotes (pilules) of ~, pills made with rhubarb as the chief ingredient; (b) error for jubarb(e n.