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rubiginous

[roo-bij-uh-nuh s] /ruˈbɪdʒ ə nəs/
adjective
1.
rusty; rust-colored; brownish-red.
Also, rubiginose
[roo-bij-uh-nohs] /ruˈbɪdʒ əˌnoʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of rubiginous
1665-1675
1665-75; < Latin rōbīginōsus, equivalent to rōbīgin-, rūbīgin-, stem of rōbīgō, rūbīgō rust (akin to ruber red1) + -ōsus -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for rubiginous

rubiginous

/ruːˈbɪdʒɪnəs/
adjective
1.
rust-coloured
Word Origin
C17: from Latin rūbīginōsus, from rūbīgō rust, from ruber red
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