HyperDic: rheum

English > 2 senses of the word rheum / Rheum:
NOUNsubstancerheuma watery discharge from the mucous membranes (especially from the eyes or nose)
plantRheum, genus Rheumrhubarb
English > rheum: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA watery discharge from the mucous membranes (especially from the eyes or nose).
Broaderdischarge, emissionA substance that is emitted / emitted or released
Spanishlagaña, legaña
Adjectivesrheumymoist, damp, wet (especially of air)
English > Rheum: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningrhubarb.
Synonymgenus Rheum
Member ofPolygonaceae, family Polygonaceae, buckwheat familyA family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone
MembersHimalayan rhubarb, Indian rhubarb, red-veined pie plant, Rheum australe, Rheum emodiAsian herb (Himalayas)
rhubarb, rhubarb plantplants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps
Broaderdicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Spanishgénero rheum, genus rheum, rheum
Catalangenus rheum, rheum

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