Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the nature of or resembling copper or brass; coppery. Also spelled erose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Of the nature of, or like, copper; brassy.

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  • adjective Of, or like copper or brass; brassy.

Etymologies

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From Latin aerōsus ("full of copper"), from aes ("copper, brass") + -ōsus.

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  • brassy or coppery

    April 14, 2008