Definitions for "Rhubarb"
The name of several large perennial herbs of the genus Rheum and order Polygonaceæ.
The large and fleshy leafstalks of Rheum Rhaponticum and other species of the same genus. They are pleasantly acid, and are used in cookery. Called also pieplant.
The root of several species of Rheum, used much as a cathartic medicine.
Keywords:  sykes, secombe, harry, spoke, dialogue
Rhubarb was a 1969 British short film written and directed by Eric Sykes, starring Sykes and Harry Secombe. The dialogue consisted entirely of repetitions of the word "rhubarb", all the characters last names were "Rhubarb", and even the license plates on vehicles were "RHU BAR B". A baby "spoke" by holding a sign with the word "Rhubarb" written on it.
This root is collected in China and Turkey (not the garden variety). Rhubarb Root has a purgative action that makes it useful in the treatment of constipation. It also has an astringent, antiseptic and cleansing action upon the stomach. It is used in cases of diarrhea, dysentery and functional dyspepsia.
Keywords:  scuffle, fight
A fight or scuffle.
Rhubarb is an Australian Brisbane rock band best known for their song "Exerciser" released in 1999.
Keywords:  patrol, offensive
offensive patrol
Keywords:  recipes, information
more information - recipes