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Oct. 6th, 2017 | 07:45 am

lateritious (lat-uh-RISH-uhs) - adj., of, resembling, or having the color of red brick.


There's a word for brick-red -- a Latinate one, no less: adopted in the 1650s from Latin laterīcius, from later, brick + an adjectival ending denoting a material.

---L.

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