Definition of rubricate in English:

rubricate

Pronunciation /ˈro͞obrəˌkāt/ /ˈrubrəˌkeɪt/

verb

historical
  • Add elaborate, typically red, capital letters or other decorations to (a manuscript)

    ‘a 42-line Bible, which a scribe finished rubricating on 24 August 1456’

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin rubricat- ‘marked in red’, from the verb rubricare, from rubrica (see rubric).

Pronunciation

rubricate

/ˈro͞obrəˌkāt/ /ˈrubrəˌkeɪt/