Definition of Ferrum

1. iron [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferrum

ferrugination
ferrugineous
ferruginol
ferruginous
ferruginous bodies
ferruginous duck
ferruginous ducks
ferruginous hawk
ferruginous hawks
ferrugo
ferrugos
ferrule
ferruled
ferrules
ferruling
ferrum (current term)
ferruminate
ferruminated
ferruminates
ferruminating
ferrumination
ferrums
ferry
ferry-boat
ferry-boats
ferry boat
ferry boats
ferryboat
ferryboatman
ferryboatmen

Literary usage of Ferrum

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1. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1813)
"On the Composition and use of anew Solution of ferrum Tarta- ... MD IN consequence of some experiments on the preparation and properties of ferrum ..."

2. English Etymologyby George William Lemon by George William Lemon (1783)
"... of iron :—though perhaps it would be more natural to derive ferrum à ... omnium fem- per optimum habitum : our word ferruginous is derived from ferrum- ..."

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