KJV Dictionary Definition: rue


RUE, v.t. ru. L. rudo, to roar, to bray.

To lament; to regret; to grieve for; as, to rue the commission of a crime; to rue the day.

Thy will chose freely what it now so justly rues.

RUE, v.i. To have compassion. Not in use.

RUE, n. Sorrow; repentance. Not in use.

RUE, n. ru. Gr. L.

A plant of the genus Ruta, of several species. The common garden rue is medicinal, as a stimulant and detergent.


RU'EING, n. Lamentation.