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rubricate

[ roo-bri-keyt ]
/ 藞ru br瑟藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ru路bri路cat路ed, ru路bri路cat路ing.
to mark or color with red.
to furnish with or regulate by rubrics.
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Origin of rubricate

1560鈥70; <Late Latin r奴br墨c膩tus (past participle of r奴br墨c膩re to color red), equivalent to r奴br墨c(a) red ocher (see rubric) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM rubricate

ru路bri路ca路tion, nounru路bri路ca路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rubricate

rubricate
/ (藞ru藧br瑟藢ke瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc
to mark in red
to supply with or regulate by rubrics

Derived forms of rubricate

rubrication, nounrubricator, noun

Word Origin for rubricate

C16: from Latin rubric膩re to colour red, from rubr墨ca red earth; see rubric
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