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Rubí

Léxico relacionado con metales y piedras preciosas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/24/2007
Word: Rubí
(ru-BÍ), sustantivo masculino.
English: Ruby
Etymology: Del latín rubinus, de rubeus.
Meaning: Piedra preciosa brillante y de gran dureza, variedad roja de coridón, que se utiliza en joyería.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con metales y piedras preciosas
Example:

... una sortija con una aguamarina o un rubí.
San Camilo, Camilo José Cela.

Pronunciation: