ferrugo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, iron rust, from ferrum ‎(iron).

Noun[edit]

ferrugo ‎(uncountable)

  1. A disease of plants caused by fungus; rust.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ferrum ‎(iron). Compare aerūgō ‎(copper-rust).

Noun[edit]

ferrūgō f ‎(genitive ferrūginis); third declension

  1. rust (or the colour), specifically iron-rust or its colour

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ferrūgō ferrūginēs
genitive ferrūginis ferrūginum
dative ferrūginī ferrūginibus
accusative ferrūginem ferrūginēs
ablative ferrūgine ferrūginibus
vocative ferrūgō ferrūginēs

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