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Synonyms for ruby

Noun

1. ruby, jewel, gem, precious stone
usage: a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
2. ruby, transparent gem, corundom, corundum
usage: a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers
3. crimson, ruby, deep red, red, redness
usage: a deep and vivid red color

Adjective

1. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
usage: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
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