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noun ru·bel·lite \rü-ˈbe-ˌlīt, ˈrü-bə-ˌlīt\

Definition of rubellite

  1. :  a red tourmaline used as a gem

Origin and Etymology of rubellite

Latin rubellus

First Known Use: circa 1796

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