Ferrugo Fer*ru"go (f[e^]r*r[udd]"g[-o]), n. [L., iron rust, fr. ferrum iron.] A disease of plants caused by fungi, commonly called the {rust}, from its resemblance to iron rust in color. [1913 Webster]

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