a male given name, form of Rudolf.
noun 1. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “red” and “guarded.”.
- Rudyard kipling
noun 1. (Joseph) Rudyard [ruhd-yerd] /ˈrʌd yərd/ (Show IPA), 1865–1936, English author: Nobel Prize 1907. noun 1. (Joseph) Rudyard (ˈrʌdjəd). 1865–1936, English poet, short-story writer, and novelist, born in India. His works include Barrack-Room Ballads (1892), the two Jungle Books (1894, 1895), Stalky and Co (1899), Kim (1901), and the Just So Stories (1902): Nobel […]
verb (used with object), rued, ruing. 1. to feel sorrow over; repent of; regret bitterly: to rue the loss of opportunities. 2. to wish that (something) had never been done, taken place, etc.: I rue the day he was born. verb (used without object), rued, ruing. 3. to feel sorrow, repentance, or regret. noun 4. […]
noun 1. a small, North American plant, Anemonella thalictroides, of the buttercup family, having white or pinkish flowers.