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Rhe"um (?), n. [NL., from L. Rha the river Volga, on the banks of which it grows. See Rhubarb.] Bot.

A genus of plants. See Rhubarb.


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Rheum (?), n. [OF. reume, rheume, F. rhume a cold,, L. rheuma rheum, from Gr. , fr. to flow, akin to E. stream. See Stream, n., and cf. Hemorrhoids.] Med.

A serous or mucous discharge, especially one from the eves or nose.

I have a rheum in mine eyes too. Shak.

Salt rheum. Med. See Salt rheum, in the Vocab.


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