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fəˈru dʒə nəsfer·rug·i·nous

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  1. ferruginousadjective

    Containing iron.

  2. ferruginousadjective

    Rusty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ferruginousadjective

    partaking of iron; containing particles of iron

    Etymology: [L. ferruginus, ferrugineus, fr. ferrugo, -ginis, iron rust: cf. F. ferrugineux. See Ferrugo.]

  2. Ferruginousadjective

    resembling iron rust in appearance or color; brownish red, or yellowish red

    Etymology: [L. ferruginus, ferrugineus, fr. ferrugo, -ginis, iron rust: cf. F. ferrugineux. See Ferrugo.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ferruginous

    fer-rōō′jin-us, adj. of the colour of iron-rust impregnated with iron.—n. Ferru′go, a disease of plants, commonly called rust. [L. ferrugineusferrugo, -inem, iron-rust—ferrum, iron.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferruginous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferruginous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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