Definitions for rugaˈru gə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ru•ga*ˈru gə(n.)(pl.)-gae

  1. Usu., rugae. Anat. a wrinkle, fold, or ridge.

    Category: Anatomy, Biology, Zoology

* (-jē, -gē)..

Origin of ruga:

1765–75; < L rūga

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruga(noun)

    (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease

    "rugae of the stomach"


  1. ruga(Noun)

    a crease or wrinkle

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruga(noun)

    a wrinkle; a fold; as, the rugae of the stomach

Translations for ruga

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a line in the skin of the face; a wrinkle

The furrows in her forehead made her look older.

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