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rubricate

[ roo-bri-keyt ]

verb (used with object)

, ru·bri·cat·ed, ru·bri·cat·ing.
  1. to mark or color with red.
  2. to furnish with or regulate by rubrics.


rubricate

/ ˈruːbrɪˌkeɪt /

verb

  1. to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc
  2. to mark in red
  3. to supply with or regulate by rubrics


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Derived Forms

  • ˈrubriˌcator, noun
  • ˌrubriˈcation, noun

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Other Words From

  • rubri·cation noun
  • rubri·cator noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of rubricate1

1560–70; < Late Latin rūbrīcātus (past participle of rūbrīcāre to color red), equivalent to rūbrīc ( a ) red ocher ( rubric ) + -ātus -ate 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of rubricate1

C16: from Latin rubricāre to colour red, from rubrīca red earth; see rubric

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