fuscous

adjective
fus·​cous | \ ˈfə-skəs How to pronounce fuscous (audio) \

Definition of fuscous

: of any of several colors averaging a brownish gray

First Known Use of fuscous

1662, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fuscous

Latin fuscus — more at dusk

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“Fuscous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuscous. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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