infuscate

adjective
in·​fus·​cate | \ ə̇nˈfəˌskāt, -skə̇t \
variants: or infuscated \ -​ˌskātə̇d \

Definition of infuscate

: obscured infuscate minds specifically : darkened with a brownish tinge infuscate wing of an insect

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Other Words from infuscate

infuscation \ ˌin(ˌ)fəˈskāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for infuscate

infuscate from Latin infuscatus, past participle of infuscare to obscure, from in- in- entry 2 + fuscare to darken, from fuscus dark brown, blackish; infuscated from Latin infuscatus + English -ed

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“Infuscate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infuscate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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