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Origin of ruby
- Middle English from Old French rubi from Medieval Latin rubīnus (lapis) red (stone), ruby from Latin rubeus red reudh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the British 5.5-point font Ruby, used for annotations in printed documents.
- From Latin rubeus (“red").
- From the precious stone.