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rubynoun

uk   us   /ˈruː.bi/
[C or U] a ​transparent, ​darkred preciousstone, often used in ​jewellery: a ​ring with a ​large ruby a ruby ​necklace/​ring [U] (also ruby red) a ​darkredcolour
ruby
adjective uk   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 ​darkredjewel: 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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