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  • noun Plural form of ruga.


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  • "Jamie hung the lantern on the nail and obligingly knelt to rummage through the bag, while I rummaged further through the stomach. There was some granular material forming a pale sludge in the furrows of the rugae. I scraped gingerly at it, finding that it came free easily...."

    —Diana Gabaldon, The Fiery Cross (NY: Bantam Dell, 2001), 753

    January 26, 2010