herb of grace

noun

plural herbs of grace
: rue

Word History

Etymology

so called from the association of rue (plant) with rue (repentance)

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“Herb of grace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herb%20of%20grace. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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