Definition of ruban in English:

ruban

noun

Scottish
rare
  • A ribbon. In later use only in French-speaking contexts.

Origin

Late 15th century. From Anglo-Norman rubane, Anglo-Norman and Middle French, French ruban, probably a variant (with rounding of the stem vowel before a labial) of Anglo-Norman ribane and Middle French riban, reban, although attested earlier. Compare post-classical Latin rubantum, rubanum, Old Occitan ruban.

Pronunciation

ruban

/ˈrʌb(ə)n/