noun ru·by \ˈrü-bē\

: a deep red stone that is used in jewelry

: a dark red color

plural rubies

Full Definition of RUBY

a :  a precious stone that is a red corundum
b :  something (as a watch bearing) made of ruby
a :  the dark red color of the ruby
b :  something resembling a ruby in color

Origin of RUBY

Middle English, from Anglo-French rubi, rubin, from Medieval Latin rubinus, from Latin rubeus reddish; akin to Latin ruber red — more at red
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with RUBY



Definition of RUBY

:  of the color ruby

First Known Use of RUBY

May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
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