Eruginous E*ru"gi*nous, a. [Cf. F. ['e]rugineux. See {[AE]ruginous}.] Partaking of the substance or nature of copper, or of the rust of copper; resembling the rust of copper or verdigris; [ae]ruginous. [1913 Webster]

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