fus·​cous ˈfə-skəs How to pronounce fuscous (audio)
: of any of several colors averaging a brownish gray

Word History


Latin fuscus — more at dusk

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fuscous was in 1662

Dictionary Entries Near fuscous

Cite this Entry

“Fuscous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuscous. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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