Origin of rubefacientClassical Latin rubefaciens, present participle of rubefacere, to redden ; from rubeus, red (see ruby) + facere, to make, do
Origin of rubefacientLatin rubefaci&emacron;ns, rubefacient-, present participle of rubefacere, to make red : rubeus, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots + facere, to make; see dh&emacron;- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more rubefacient, superlative most rubefacient)
- Making red.
Latin rubefaciens, present participle of rubefacere (“to make red").