rubiginose

rubiginous

[roo-bij-uh-nuhs]
adjective
rusty; rust-colored; brownish-red.
Also, rubiginose [roo-bij-uh-nohs] .


Origin:
1665–75; < Latin rōbīginōsus, equivalent to rōbīgin-, rūbīgin-, stem of rōbīgō, rūbīgō rust (akin to ruber red1) + -ōsus -ous

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rubiginous (ruːˈbɪdʒɪnəs)
 
adj
rust-coloured
 
[C17: from Latin rūbīginōsus, from rūbīgō rust, from ruber red]

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