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Definition 1: long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for rhubarb in the sense of this definition

(rhubarb is a kind of ...) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

Definition 2: plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for rhubarb in the sense of this definition

(rhubarb is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of rhubarb ) Asian herb (Himalayas)

(... is a kind of rhubarb ) long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves

(... is a kind of rhubarb ) long used for laxative properties

(... is a member of rhubarb) rhubarb

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