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Meaning of rue

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green
           bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
           [syn: {rue}, {herb of grace}, {Ruta graveolens}]
      2: leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but
         should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like
         poison ivy
      3: sadness associated with some wrong done or some
         disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a
         note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him
         the game" [syn: {sorrow}, {regret}, {rue}, {ruefulness}]
      4: (French) a street or road in France
      v 1: feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about [syn:
           {repent}, {regret}, {rue}]

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