ferrugo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ferrugo (iron rust), from ferrum (iron).

NounEdit

ferrugo (uncountable)

  1. (phytopathology) A disease of plants caused by fungus; rust.

Related termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ferrugo in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

ferrum (iron) +‎ -ūgō

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ferrūgō f (genitive ferrūginis); third declension

  1. rust (or the colour), specifically iron-rust or its colour

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ferrūgō ferrūginēs
Genitive ferrūginis ferrūginum
Dative ferrūginī ferrūginibus
Accusative ferrūginem ferrūginēs
Ablative ferrūgine ferrūginibus
Vocative ferrūgō ferrūginēs

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