Definition of 'rhubarb'
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When is the best time to plant rhubarb crowns? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Add the softened apples and rhubarb to the cake batter and gently fold through with a spatula. The Sun (2013)Strain the rhubarb juice into a small pan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then dot about some of the poached rhubarb pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Simmer for about five minutes until the rhubarb is tender. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Try it with this quickly made rhubarb and orange jam. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She grew vegetables and rhubarb in the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Add apples and rhubarb and stir to coat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Put the reserved rhubarb juice and the orange juice into a saucepan and bring to boil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It goes very well with quickly made rhubarb jam. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Forced rhubarb is particularly good for this because the tender stems tend to have more pretty strawberry notes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You try eating rhubarb without sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The poor things decided to grow in the dark, like forced rhubarb. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Top with crumbled meringue, then drizzle with the rhubarb poaching liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My mum grows rhubarb in her garden and when summer comes we'll still be eating that. The Sun (2010)You need to dig deep before planting rhubarb and the asparagus that will help keep you fed in the style to which you have become accustomed. The Sun (2010)When should I plant rhubarb in my garden? Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you want the tender pink stems that make rhubarb the first delicacy of the fruit season, cover the crown with a large pot in early spring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When moving rhubarb, make sure each segment has at least one fat bud - this should be buried just below the soil surface. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A deliciously simple and speedy way to serve young, sweet, forced rhubarb. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The harvested stalks are tender, sweet and a distinctive bright pink in colour with tiny, curled yellow leaves that make forced rhubarb instantly recognisable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'rhubarb'
British English: rhubarb /ˈruːbɑːb/ NOUN
Rhubarb is a plant with large leaves and long red stems.
- American English: rhubarb
- Arabic: راوَنْد
- Brazilian Portuguese: ruibarbo
- Chinese: 大黄
- Croatian: rabarbara
- Czech: rebarbora
- Danish: rabarber
- Dutch: rabarber
- European Spanish: ruibarbo
- Finnish: raparperi
- French: rhubarbe
- German: Rhabarber
- Greek: ραβέντι
- Italian: rabarbaro
- Japanese: ルバーブ
- Korean: 장군풀
- Norwegian: rabarbra
- Polish: rabarbar
- European Portuguese: ruibarbo
- Romanian: rubarbă
- Russian: ревень
- Spanish: ruibarbo
- Swedish: rabarber
- Thai: พืชใบใหญ่มีก้านยาวสีเขียวและแดงใช้ทำอาหารได้
- Turkish: ravent
- Ukrainian: ревінь
- Vietnamese: cây đại hoàng
Definition of rhubarb from the Collins English Dictionary
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