Definition of Fuscous

1. Adjective. Of something having a dusky brownish grey color.

Exact synonyms: Taupe
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Taupe



Definition of Fuscous

1. a. Brown or grayish black; darkish.

Definition of Fuscous

1. Adjective. of a dark brownish-gray color; dark or dusky ¹

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Definition of Fuscous

1. of a dusky color [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fuscous

fusariosis
fusarium
fusarium oxysporum
fusarium solani
fusarium wilt
fusarol
fusarole
fusaroles
fusarols
fusc
fuscation
fuschia
fuschias
fuscin
fuscine
fuscous (current term)
fuse
fuse box
fuse boxes
fuseau
fusebox
fuseboxes
fused
fused kidney
fused sentence
fused sentences
fused silver nitrate
fused teeth
fusee
fusee drive

Literary usage of Fuscous

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1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1907)
"Head, palpi and thorax whitish-cinereous, speckled with brownish-fuscous; apical joint of palpi black ; antenna cinereous; abdomen pale cinereous; ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"Labial palpi blackish-fuscous ; inner side of second joint ochreous. ... Fore wings dark fuscous, mottled with lighter fuscous, black and brown scales. ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1901)
"Head, palpi and thorax light ochreous, terminal joint of palpi with fuscous subapical ring, thorax with a whitish posterior spot. Antenna; nearly J, fuscous ..."

4. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1905)
"Palpi and thorax purplish-fuscous, thorax shining metallic. ... Legs dark fuscous, posterior pair yellow. Forewings elongate, moderately dilated posteriorly ..."

5. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1864)
"Hind-wings with termen waved, sinuate beneath apex ; dark fuscous j an irregular white median fascia, broadest in the middle ; a cloudy fuscous-whitish ..."

6. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1905)
"Underside of wings fuscous brown. Abdomen above dark ochreous fuscous. under-iile ... First joint of labial palpi entirely and the second externally fuscous ..."

7. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1900)
"Palpi gray ; front ochre fuscous ; thorax gray ; abdomen smoky gray ; fore wings white on anterior half, at middle dark fuscous, on posterior portion ochre ..."

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