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subfusc

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adjective sub·fusc \(ˌ)səb-ˈfəsk, ˈsəb-ˌ\

Definition of subfusc

chiefly British

  1. :  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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