Definition of star ruby in English:

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star ruby


A cabochon ruby reflecting an opalescent starlike image owing to its regular internal structure.
Example sentences
  • Eleanor quickly reaches into it, and takes out a necklace with a huge star ruby in the center, flanked on all sides by black pearls.
  • The same series even carried a reference to opaque star ruby, but that has subsequently been removed.
  • Of course, being the gentlemen that he is, Roland ‘lavished’ gifts on Cynthia, including a specially designed star ruby ring, a Bulgari watch and a £2,000 Tang dynasty horse.

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Syllabification: star ru·by

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