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rubious

[roo-bee-uh s] /ˈru bi əs/
adjective
1.
being of the color of a ruby; ruby-colored.
Origin of rubious
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; ruby + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for rubious

rubious

/ˈruːbɪəs/
adjective
1.
(literary) of the colour ruby; dark red
Word Origin
C17: from ruby + -ous
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