aerugo

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See also: ærugo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin aerūgō, from aes (copper, bronze, brass).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iːˈɹuːɡoʊ/, /ɪˈɹuːɡoʊ/, /aɪˈɹuːɡoʊ/

Noun[edit]

aerugo (uncountable)

  1. metallic rust, particularly of brass or copper; verdigris

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Latin[edit]

Roman coins (circa AD 253 to 305), with copper rust.

Etymology[edit]

aes (copper”, “bronze”, “brass, oblique stem: aer-) +‎ -ūgō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aerūgō f (genitive aerūginis); third declension

  1. rust of copper, verdigris
  2. canker of the mind, ill will, envy, avarice

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aerūgō aerūginēs
genitive aerūginis aerūginum
dative aerūginī aerūginibus
accusative aerūginem aerūginēs
ablative aerūgine aerūginibus
vocative aerūgō aerūginēs

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References[edit]

  • aerugo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aerugo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aerugo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aerugo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • aerūgō” on page 70/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • aerugo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers