subfuscous

[suhb-fuhs-kuh s]

adjective

slightly dark, dusky, or somber.

Nearby words

  1. subfield,
  2. subfix,
  3. subfloor,
  4. subfreezing,
  5. subfusc,
  6. subgeneric,
  7. subgenre,
  8. subgenus,
  9. subgingival,
  10. subgingival curettage

Origin of subfuscous

1750–60; < Latin subfuscus, equivalent to sub- sub- + fuscus fuscous

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