Ruta

noun Ru·ta \ ˈrütə \

Definition of Ruta

:a large genus (the type of the family Rutaceae) of Eurasian strong-scented herbs and undershrubs having yellow or greenish flowers and 4- to 5-toothed petals that are borne on the receptacle — see rue

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Origin and Etymology of ruta

New Latin, from Latin, rue (herb)


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Ruta


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