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ru•by



Pronunciation: (rOO'bē), [key]
n., pl. -bies,
adj.


n.
1. a red variety of corundum, used as a gem.
2. something made of this stone or one of its imitations, as a bearing in a watch.
3. a deep-red port wine.
4. deep red; carmine.
5. Brit. Print.a 5½-point type, nearly corresponding in size to American agate.

adj.
1. ruby-colored: ruby lips.
2. containing or set or adorned with a ruby or rubies: a ruby necklace.

Ru•by



Pronunciation: (rOO'bē), [key]
n.
a female given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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