eruginous


eruginous
a) pertaining to the nature or substance of copper
b) resembling the greenish colour of copper rust

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  • Eruginous — E*ru gi*nous, a. [Cf. F. [ e]rugineux. See {[AE]ruginous}.] Partaking of the substance or nature of copper, or of the rust of copper; resembling the rust of copper or verdigris; [ae]ruginous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eruginous — variant of aeruginous …   Useful english dictionary