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rubynoun

uk   /ˈruː.bi/ 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   /ˈruː.bi/ us   /ˈruː.bi/ also ruby red
ruby lips
(Definition of ruby from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rubynoun [C]

us   /ˈru·bi/
a dark red jewel: a ruby ring
(Definition of ruby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ruby”
in Korean 루비, 홍옥…
in Arabic ياقوت أحْمَر…
in Malaysian batu delima, merah delima…
in French (de) rubis, rubis, vermeil…
in Russian рубин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅寶石…
in Italian rubino…
in Turkish yakut…
in Polish rubin…
in Spanish rubí, color de rubí…
in Vietnamese hồng ngọc, đỏ sẫm…
in Portuguese rubi…
in Thai ทับทิม, สีแดงทับทิม…
in German der Rubin, Rubinen-…, das Rubinrot…
in Catalan robí…
in Japanese ルビー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 红宝石…
in Indonesian batu mirah, merah tua…
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