ru·​bi·​fy | \ ˈrübəˌfī \

Definition of rubify

: to make red : redden

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First Known Use of rubify

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rubify

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

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“Rubify.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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