Rubican

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rubican Colored a prevailing red, bay, or black, with flecks of white or gray especially on the flanks; -- said of horses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rubican Noting the color of a bay, sorrel, or black horse with light gray or white upon the flanks, but not predominant there.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Rubican rōō′bi-kan of a bay, sorrel, or black colour, with some light-gray or white on the flanks: of a red predominant over gray colour.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. rubricāre, to colour red.