rubify

transitive verb ru·bi·fy \ˈrübəˌfī\

Definition of rubify

-ed/-ing/-es

  1. :  to make red :  redden

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Origin and Etymology of rubify

Middle English rubifyen, from Middle French rubifier, rubefier, modification (influenced by Middle French -fier -fy) of Latin rubefacere — more at rubefacient


First Known Use: 15th century


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