balas ruby

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Noun1.Balas ruby - a pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinelbalas ruby - a pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel
ruby spinel, spinel ruby - a spinel used as a gemstone (usually dark red)
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Richard II had a coat, valued at thirty thousand marks, which was covered with balas rubies.