Definitions for rubelliteruˈbɛl aɪt, ˈru bəˌlaɪt
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ru•bel•literuˈbɛl aɪt, ˈru bəˌlaɪt(n.)
a deep red variety of tourmaline, used as a gem.
Origin of rubellite:
1790–1800; < L rubell(us) reddish
a red to violet variety of tourmaline used as a gemstone
a variety of tourmaline varying in color from a pale rose to a deep ruby, and containing lithium