subfusc


sub·fusc

adjective \(ˌ)səb-ˈfəsk, ˈsəb-ˌ\

Definition of SUBFUSC

chiefly British
:  drab, dusky

Origin of SUBFUSC

Latin subfuscus brownish, dusky, from sub- + fuscus dark brown — more at dusk
First Known Use: 1710

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