rubasse

noun
ru·basse | \(ˈ)rü¦bas\
plural -s

Definition of rubasse 

: a quartz stained a ruby red

called also Mont Blanc ruby

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History and Etymology for rubasse

French rubace, irregular from rubis ruby, from Middle French rubi, rubis

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