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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ferruginous  \Fer*ru"gi*nous\,  a.  [L.  ferruginus,  ferrugineus, 
  fr  ferrugo,  -ginis,  iron  rust:  cf  F.  ferrugineux  See 
  1.  Partaking  of  iron;  containing  particles  of  iron.  --Boyle. 
  2.  Resembling  iron  rust  in  appearance  or  color;  brownish  red, 
  or  yellowish  red.