rubine

noun

variants or rubin
plural -s
obsolete
: ruby

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin rubinus, from Latin rubeus red, reddish

First Known Use

circa 1520, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rubine was circa 1520

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“Rubine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rubine. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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