aeruginous

aeruginous

[ih-roo-juh-nuhs, ahy-roo-]
adjective
bluish-green; like verdigris.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin aerūginōsus, equivalent to aerūgin- (stem of aerūgō) aerugo + -ōsus -ous

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aerugo (ɪˈruːɡəʊ)
 
n
(esp of old bronze) another name for verdigris
 
[C18: from Latin, from aes copper, bronze]
 
aeruginous
 
adj

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