WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
goat's-rue  (gōtsro̅o̅′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Plant BiologyAlso called  catgut. a hairy American plant, Tephrosia virginiana, of the legume family, having yellow and pink flowers.
  2. Plant Biologya European plant, Galega officinalis, of the legume family, formerly used in medicine.
  • 1570–80

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