rubicund

[ roo-bi-kuhnd ]
/ ˈru bɪˌkʌnd /

adjective

red or reddish; ruddy: a rubicund complexion.

Origin of rubicund

1495–1505; < Latin rubicundus, akin to ruber red1

Related forms

ru·bi·cun·di·ty, noun
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rubicund

/ (ˈruːbɪkənd) /

adjective

of a reddish colour; ruddy; rosy

Derived Forms

rubicundity (ˌruːbɪˈkʌndɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for rubicund

C16: from Latin rubicundus, from rubēre to be ruddy, from ruber red
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