Rubia

noun
Ru·​bia | \ ˈrübēə \

Definition of Rubia

: a genus (the type of the family Rubiaceae) of Old World herbs having pentamerous flowers and fleshy fruit — see madder

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History and Etymology for Rubia

New Latin, from Latin, madder; akin to Latin ruber red

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“Rubia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rubia. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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