Rubiginous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rubiginous (Bot) Having the appearance or color of iron rust; rusty-looking.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rubiginous Rusty; having a rusty appearance, as the sputa in some cases of pneumonia.
    • rubiginous In botany and zoology, rust-colored; brownish-red; ferruginous.
    • rubiginous Affected by rubigo, as a plant.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. rubiginosus, fr. rubigo, robigo, rust: cf. F. rubigineux,