Meaning of “ruby” in the English Dictionary

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"ruby" in British English

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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

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)

"ruby" in American English

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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)