Ferruginous meaning

fə-ro͝ojə-nəs, fĕ-
Of, containing, or similar to iron.
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Having the color of iron rust; reddish-brown.
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Of, containing, or having the nature of, iron.
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Having the color of iron rust; reddish-brown.
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Containing iron.
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Origin of ferruginous

  • From Latin ferrūginus from ferrūgō ferrūgin- iron rust from ferrum iron

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ferrūginus, from ferrūgo.

    From Wiktionary