Sunday, February 27, 2011


Rubicund \ROO-bih-kund\ , adjective;
1. Inclining to redness; ruddy; red

This word dates to the 1500's and either comes from French rubicond or directly from Latin rubicundus, which is derived from rubere ("to be red").

Today's word and the first definition were both taken from's 'Word of the Day' for Sunday, February 27
Etymologies come from the Oxford English Dictionary and/or

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