Medical Definition of Rumex
: a genus of herbs and shrubs of the buckwheat family (Polygonaceae) that are mainly native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere and used as potherbs and in folk medicine
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- A Look at Uncommon Onomatopoeia
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?