ferrumination

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin ferruminatio: compare French ferrumination.

Noun[edit]

ferrumination (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The soldering or uniting of metals.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      Now look out in the GRADUS for Purus, and you find as the first synonime, lacteus, for coloratus, and the first synonime is purpureus. I mention this by way of elucidating one of the most ordinary processes in the ferrumination of these Centos.