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Definition of Ferruginous

Ferruginous
Ferruginous Fer*ru"gi*nous, a. [L. ferruginus, ferrugineus, fr. ferrugo, -ginis, iron rust: cf. F. ferrugineux. See Ferrugo.] 1. Partaking of iron; containing particles of iron. --Boyle. 2. Resembling iron rust in appearance or color; brownish red, or yellowish red.

Meaning of Ferruginous from wikipedia

- The ferruginous hawk (ferruginous = from Latin ferrum – iron, ferrugin-, iron rust, iron-rust color – reddish-brown), Buteo regalis (Latin, royal hawk)...
- The ferruginous duck, also ferruginous pochard, common white-eye or white-e**** pochard (Aythya nyroca) is a medium-sized diving duck from Eurosiberia....
- The adjective ferruginous may mean: Containing iron, applied to water, oil, and other non-metals Having rust on the surface With the rust (color) Ferrous...
- A ferruginous body is a histopathologic finding in interstitial lung disease suggestive of significant asbestos exposure (asbestosis). Asbestos exposure...
- The ferruginous partridge (Caloperdix oculeus) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It belongs to the monotypical genus Caloperdix. It is found...
- The ferruginous flycatcher (Muscicapa ferruginea) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Indonesia...
- The ferruginous pygmy owl (Glaucidium brasilianum) is a small owl that breeds in south-central Arizona and southern Texas in the United States, south...
- The ferruginous antbird (Drymophila ferruginea) is an insectivorous bird in the antbird family Thamnophilidae. It is endemic to Atlantic Forest in south-eastern...
- The Ferruginous Sands is a geologic formation in England. It preserves fossils dating back to the Aptian Stage of the Cretaceous period. It consists of...
- as "ferruginous" include the following: Antbirds: Ferruginous antbird Ferruginous-backed antbird Ferruginous babbler Ferruginous duck Ferruginous flycatcher...