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