Rumex

noun

Ru·​mex ˈrü-ˌmeks How to pronounce Rumex (audio)
: 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

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“Rumex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rumex. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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