See also: ærugo

English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin aerūgō, from aes (copper, bronze, brass).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /iːˈɹuːɡoʊ/, /ɪˈɹuːɡoʊ/, /aɪˈɹuːɡoʊ/

Noun edit

aerugo (uncountable)

  1. metallic rust, particularly of brass or copper; verdigris; patina

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Latin edit

Roman coins (circa AD 253 to 305), with copper rust.

Etymology edit

aes (copper”, “bronze”, “brass, oblique stem: aer-) +‎ -ūgō

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

aerūgō f (genitive aerūginis); third declension

  1. rust of copper, verdigris
  2. canker of the mind, ill will, envy, avarice

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aerūgō aerūginēs
Genitive aerūginis aerūginum
Dative aerūginī aerūginibus
Accusative aerūginem aerūginēs
Ablative aerūgine aerūginibus
Vocative aerūgō aerūginēs

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References edit

  • aerugo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aerugo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aerugo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • aerugo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • aerūgō” on page 70/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • aerugo”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers