Definition of rubiginous in English:

rubiginous

Syllabification: ru·big·i·nous
Pronunciation: /ro͞oˈbijənəs
 
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adjective

technical or literary
Rust-colored.
More example sentences
  • Quinn's work - to some repellent, to others gorgeously rich with its deep rubiginous colouring and mottled patina - caused a stir when revealed to a large audience at the Royal Academy's Sensation! show in 1997.

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin rubigo, rubigin- 'rust' + -ous.

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