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rhubarb

noun uk   /ˈruː.bɑːb/ us    /-bɑːrb/

rhubarb noun (FOOD)

[U] a plant that has long, sour-tasting red and green stems that can be cooked and eaten as a fruit: Have you ever eaten rhubarb crumble?

rhubarb noun (ARGUMENT)

[C] US old-fashioned slang a loud argument

rhubarb

exclamation uk   /ˈruː.bɑːb/ us    /-bɑːrb/
a word that is repeated many times in order to produce the sound of people talking when the meaning of the word is not important: We had to stand at the back of the stage saying "rhubarb, rhubarb" in the crowd scenes.
Translations of “rhubarb”
in Korean 루바브…
in Arabic نبات الراوِند…
in French rhubarbe…
in Turkish ravent bitkisi, uzun kırmızı kökleri olan pişirilip yenilebilen bir tür meyve…
in Italian rabarbaro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, (可食用的)大黃…
in Russian ревень…
in Polish rabarbar…
in Spanish ruibarbo…
in Portuguese ruibarbo…
in German der Rhabarber…
in Catalan ruibarbre…
in Japanese (植物)ダイオウ, ルバーブ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, (可食用的)大黄…
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