Definition of Ferrugo

1. n. A disease of plants caused by fungi, commonly called the rust, from its resemblance to iron rust in color.



Definition of Ferrugo

1. a plant disease [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ferrugo

1. A disease of plants caused by fungi, commonly called the rust, from its resemblance to iron rust in colour. Origin: L, iron rust, fr. Ferrum iron. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferrugo

ferrowodginite
ferrowyllieite
ferroxidase
ferrozine
ferruccite
ferruginated
ferrugination
ferrugineous
ferruginol
ferruginous
ferruginous bodies
ferruginous duck
ferruginous ducks
ferruginous hawk
ferruginous hawks
ferrugo (current term)
ferrugos
ferrule
ferruled
ferrules
ferruling
ferrum
ferruminate
ferruminated
ferruminates
ferruminating
ferrumination
ferrums
ferry
ferry-boat

Literary usage of Ferrugo

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1. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1845)
"ferrugo is to be washed "till the washings cease to precipitate with nitrate of baryta." , We need hardly say, that in our opinion, the direction) in the ..."

2. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1845)
"It is, we think, quite evident, that if any one had attempted to prepare ferrugo according to the directions of the Pharmacopoeia, they never would have ..."

3. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"... 0. ferrugineus, adj. f ferrugo ], of an color, dnsk;i : cymba, V. : hyacinth!, V. ferrugo, inia, /'. ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1852)
"At the same time, it is a fact not to be entirely lost sight of, that both ferrugo and magnesia do, when given in large quantity, form insoluble ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1840)
"The remainder of the solution was retained on the ferrugo, and left in contact for eighteen hours, when it was found that the arsenic was completely removed ..."

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