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  • n. an icicle-shaped object made out of rust


Blend of rust and icicle (Wiktionary)


  • Microorganisms collected from a "rusticle" - a structure that looks like an icicle but consists of rust - are slowly destroying the iron hull of the liner on the seabed 3.8km 2.36

    The Guardian World News

  • A rusticle is a dark orange rust formation that looks much like an icicle or stalactite, and the wreck is covered with them.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • He suspects the increased rusticle activity is due to the over fishing-induced collapse of the food chain.

    Out Of The Blue

  • A look at a Titanic rusticle beneath the microscope.

    CBC | Top Stories News


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