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EtymologyEdit

From Latin fusc(us) ‎(dark, dusky) +‎ -ous.

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AdjectiveEdit

fuscous ‎(comparative more fuscous, superlative most fuscous)

  1. Dark in color, dark-hued; dusky, swarthy.
    • 1928, Edmund Blunden, Undertones of War, Penguin 2010, p. 140:
      ‘Fresh, fresh, fresh,’ one commented in deep bass on the departing soldier, and the other nodded assent, though in that cave of spoiled air and fuscous lamplight the word ‘fresh’ was misleading […].

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