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rubricate

[roo-bri-keyt] /ˈru brɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), rubricated, rubricating.
1.
to mark or color with red.
2.
to furnish with or regulate by rubrics.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Late Latin rūbrīcātus (past participle of rūbrīcāre to color red), equivalent to rūbrīc(a) red ocher (see rubric) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
rubrication, noun
rubricator, noun
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rubricate

/ˈruːbrɪˌkeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc
2.
to mark in red
3.
to supply with or regulate by rubrics
Derived Forms
rubrication, noun
rubricator, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin rubricāre to colour red, from rubrīca red earth; see rubric
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