Definitions

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  • n. A ferruginous variety of rutile.

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  • n. A ferruginous variety of rutile.

Etymologies

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Latin niger black: compare French nigrine.

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  • In addition, nigrine means "black" (Oxford English Dictionary).

    July 1, 2011

  • I'm ho-hum on rutilated colour schemes.

    July 22, 2008

  • Uhhh...

    July 22, 2008

  • Mercy, I had the same question, so I looked it up and found one of my favorite word definitions ever: "A ferruginous variety of rutile."

    That oughta settle it. ;-)

    July 21, 2008

  • What color is that?

    July 13, 2008