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plural of ruga (1775), from Latin ruga "a wrinkle in the face," from PIE *rug-, variant of *reue- (see rough (adj.)).
ruga ru·ga (rōō'gə)n. pl. ru·gae (-gē', -gī') A fold, crease, or wrinkle, as in the lining of the stomach. Often used in the plural.