ruby spinel

noun

: a usually red spinel used as a gem

Word History

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ruby spinel was in 1796

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“Ruby spinel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruby%20spinel. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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