Definition of rubellite in English:

rubellite

Syllabification: ru·bel·lite
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞obəˌlīt
 
/

noun

A red variety of tourmaline.
More example sentences
  • As supplies ran short the Nigerian miners found a new source of tourmaline in brownish-red to red colors, some of which is considered to be rubellite.

Origin

late 18th century: from Latin rubellus 'reddish' + -ite1.

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