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viridem ferrugine. So ferrugineus is used of Charon 's boat, Aen.VI. 303.Cf. 288 n., and Orelli on Hor. C. III. xxviii. 10. The meaning of the word is fixed by Claud. Rapt. Proserp. II. 93, dulci violas ferrugine pingit (quoted by Henry on Virg. Aen.IX. 582).
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