rha·​pon·​tic rə-ˈpän-tik How to pronounce rhapontic (audio)
: a rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum)
also : the root of this plant used especially formerly in pharmacy

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“Rhapontic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhapontic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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