Definition of rue-leaved in US English:

rue-leaved

adjective

Botany
  • In the names of plants: having leaves resembling those of the common rue, Ruta graveolens.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), apothecary and soldier. From rue + leaved. In some forms after leafed.

Pronunciation

rue-leaved

/ˌruːˈliːvd/