rubicundity


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ru·bi·cund

 (ro͞o′bĭ-kənd)
adj.
Inclined to a healthy rosiness; ruddy.

[Latin rubicundus; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

ru′bi·cun′di·ty (-kŭn′dĭ-tē) n.
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rubicundity

reddishness or ruddiness, especially of the complexion. — rubicund, adj.
See also: Complexion
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