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ferruginous

adjective fer·ru·gi·nous \fə-ˈrü-jə-nəs, fe-\

Definition of FERRUGINOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or containing iron <a ferruginous soil>
2
:  resembling iron rust in color

Origin of FERRUGINOUS

Latin ferrugineus, ferruginus, from ferrugin-, ferrugo iron rust, from ferrum
First Known Use: circa 1661

ferruginous

adjective fer·ru·gi·nous \fə-ˈrü-jə-nəs, fe-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FERRUGINOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or containing iron
2
:  resembling iron rust in color

Variants of FERRUGINOUS

fer·ru·gi·nous or fer·ru·gin·e·ous \ˌfer-(y)-ˈjin-ē-əs\

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