Definition of rubification in English:

rubification

noun

  • 1Alchemy. The process of transforming a substance to a state of redness. Now historical or archaic.

  • 2Chiefly Soil Science. = rubefaction.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Lyly (1554–1606), writer and playwright. From post-classical Latin rubification-, rubificatio (in alchemy) process of transforming a substance to a state of redness, reddening or redness of the skin from rubificare + -atio.

Pronunciation

rubification

/ˌruːbɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/