Definition of Indian rhubarb

1. Noun. Rhizomatous perennial herb with large dramatic peltate leaves and white to bright pink flowers in round heads on leafless stems; colonizes stream banks in the Sierra Nevada in California.




2. Noun. Asian herb (Himalayas).

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Rhubarb

Indian plantain
Indian podophyllum resin
Indian poke
Indian poker
Indian pony
Indian potato
Indian python
Indian race
Indian rat snake
Indian rattlebox
Indian red
Indian relish
Indian rhinoceros
Indian rhinoplasty
Indian rhododendron
Indian rhubarb (current term)
Indian rice
Indian rosewood
Indian rupee
Indian salad
Indian senna
Indian sickness
Indian strawberry
Indian style
Indian summer
Indian summers
Indian sunburn
Indian sunburns
Indian tapir
Indian tick fever

Literary usage of Indian rhubarb

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"THE absence of a good test for distinguishing the Russian from East Indian rhubarb has been too much felt and too often expatiated on to require any comment ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions (1853)
"THE absence of a good test for distinguishing the Russian from East Indian rhubarb has been too much felt and too often expatiated on to require any comment ..."

3. The Commercial Hand-book of Chemical Analysis, Or, Practical Instructions by Alphonse Normandy (1850)
"East Indian rhubarb is collected in the same provinces where the Russian is obtained ... This East Indian rhubarb is considerably inferior in quality to the ..."

4. Annals of Chymistry and Practical Pharmacy (1843)
"East Indian rhubarb is collected in the same provinces where the Russian is ... Of these, however, the English buy the most. This East Indian rhubarb ..."

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