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ruby

noun uk   us   /ˈruː.bi/
[C or U] a transparent, dark red precious stone, often used in jewellery: a ring with a large ruby a ruby necklace/ring [U] (also ruby red) a dark red colour
ruby
adjective uk   us   /ˈruː.bi/ (also ruby red)
ruby lips
Translations of “ruby”
in Arabic ياقوت أحْمَر…
in Korean 루비, 홍옥…
in Malaysian batu delima, merah delima…
in French (de) rubis, rubis, vermeil…
in Turkish yakut…
in Italian rubino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅寶石…
in Russian рубин…
in Polish rubin…
in Vietnamese hồng ngọc, đỏ sẫm…
in Spanish rubí, color de rubí…
in Portuguese rubi…
in Thai ทับทิม, สีแดงทับทิม…
in German der Rubin, Rubinen-…, das Rubinrot…
in Catalan robí…
in Japanese ルビー…
in Indonesian batu mirah, merah tua…
in Chinese (Simplified) 红宝石…
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