Definition of Fuliginous

1. a. Pertaining to soot; sooty; dark; dusky.



Definition of Fuliginous

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or resembling soot; sooty, dusky. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

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Definition of Fuliginous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fuliginous

fulgurated
fulgurates
fulgurating
fulgurating migraine
fulguration
fulgurations
fulgurite
fulgurites
fulgurous
fulgury
fulham
fulhams
fulicine
fuliginosities
fuliginosity
fuliginous (current term)
fuliginously
fuliguline
fulimart
fulimarts
full
full(a)
full-back
full-backs
full-blood
full-blooded
full-blown
full-bodied
full-bore
full-bosomed

Literary usage of Fuliginous

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1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"... that could not be suppressed, until the fierce white light of Semitic monotheism almost flickered out amid the fuliginous exhalations of Hinduism. ..."

2. A Discourse of the Objects, Advantages, and Pleasures of Science by Baron Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1828)
"[fuliginous Ants: a is the male, t the worker, and c the female.] [Represents a section of the nest carved by the fuliginous ant out of the solid trunk of ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"broods over the ground; fuliginous vapours float; the air curls round and round, in dizzying waves ; wreaths of smoke entwine us; we hardly know where we ..."

4. Catalogue of the Specimens of Neuropterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker (1852)
"... and tarsi brownish : wings very slightly fuliginous, rather darker along the hind borders and ..."

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