One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The orange-red colour of rust or ferric oxide; a reddish pigment containing or consisting of ferric oxide.
Of an orange-red shade or colour; rust-coloured.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Woodward (d. 1728), physician, natural historian, and antiquary. From iron + red.
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