Definition of infuscate
: obscured infuscate minds; specifically : darkened with a brownish tinge infuscate wing of an insect
infuscation\ˌin(ˌ)fəˈskāshən\ noun, plural
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Origin and Etymology of infuscate
infuscate from Latin infuscatus, past participle of infuscare to obscure, from in- 2in- + fuscare to darken, from fuscus dark brown, blackish; infuscated from Latin infuscatus + English -ed
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