See also:herb, belonging to the genus Ruta, especially Ruta graveolens, the "
See also:common rue," a plant with bluish
See also:green spotted leaves and greenish yellow
See also:flowers . It has a strong pungent smell and the leaves have a bitter taste . The plant was much used in
See also:medieval and later
See also:medicine as a stimulative and irritant
See also:drug . It was commonly supposed to be much used by witches . From its association with " rue," sorrow, repentance (0 . Eng. hreow, from hreowan, to be sorryfor, cf . Ger. reuen), the plant was also known as " herb of
See also:grace," and was taken as the
See also:symbol of repentance .
RUDRA (probably from the root rud, " to howl," henc...
LOPE DE RUEDA (1510?–1565?)
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