Definitions

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  • noun metallic rust, particularly of brass or copper

Etymologies

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From Latin aerūgō, from aes ("copper, bronze, brass").

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  • The rust of any metal, especially of brass or copper; verdigris

    March 8, 2007

  • You'll tarnish no matter where you go

    Like brass exposed to air, you know.

    Since age we all must

    Your shine will soon rust

    To interesting colors of aerugo.

    February 8, 2015

  • Alack, I was hoping for a rhyme with Victor Hugo.

    February 10, 2015

  • Seems bilby likes some Gallic spice

    To make a plate of rhyme taste nice.

    When you mix your sugo

    Include Victor Hugo

    To pay his rare approval's price.

    February 10, 2015