aerugo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iːˈruːɡoʊ/, /ɪˈruːɡoʊ/, /aɪˈruːɡoʊ/

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

aerugo (uncountable)

  1. metallic rust, particularly of brass or copper

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aes (copper, bronze, brass). Compare ferrūgo (iron-rust).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aerūgō f (genitive aerūginis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

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