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aeruginous

[ ih-roo-juh-nuhs, ahy-roo- ]
/ ɪˈru dʒə nəs, aɪˈru- /
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adjective
bluish-green; like verdigris.
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Origin of aeruginous

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