Definition of rubicelle in English:

rubicelle

noun

Mineralogy
  • A variety of spinel of a yellow or orange-red colour; (with plural) a stone of this variety.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nicols (fl. 1652), writer on gemstones. In some forms from French rubacelle from rubace + -elle. In some forms from French rubicelle from rubis + -elle.

Pronunciation

rubicelle

/ˈruːbɪsɛl/