[ roo-bri-keyt ]
/ ˈru brɪˌkeɪt /
verb (used with object), ru·bri·cat·ed, ru·bri·cat·ing.
to mark or color with red.
to furnish with or regulate by rubrics.
Origin of rubricate
Related formsru·bri·ca·tion, nounru·bri·ca·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rubricate
/ (ˈruːbrɪˌkeɪt) /
to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc
to mark in red
to supply with or regulate by rubrics
Derived Formsrubrication, nounrubricator, noun
Word Origin for rubricate
C16: from Latin rubricāre to colour red, from rubrīca red earth; see rubric
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