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subfuscous

[ suhb-fuhs-kuhs ]
/ sʌbˈfʌs kəs /
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adjective
slightly dark, dusky, or somber.
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Origin of subfuscous

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