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rubious

[ roo-bee-uhs ]
/ ˈru bi əs /
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adjective
being of the color of a ruby; ruby-colored.
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Origin of rubious

First recorded in 1595–1605; ruby + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for rubious

rubious
/ (ˈruːbɪəs) /

adjective
literary of the colour ruby; dark red

Word Origin for rubious

C17: from ruby + -ous
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