fuscous

fuscous
adj. [L. fuscus, dsky]
Brown or grayish black; dusky.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Fuscous — Fus cous, a. [L. fuscus.] Brown or grayish black; darkish. [1913 Webster] Sad and fuscous colors, as black or brown, or deep purple and the like. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuscous — dark colored, 1660s, from L. fuscus dark, swarthy (see DUSK (Cf. dusk)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fuscous — [fus′kəs] adj. [L fuscus: see FURY] dark gray or grayish brown in color; dusky …   English World dictionary

  • fuscous — colorful colorful adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of {colorless}. Note: [Narrower terms: {changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot}; {deep, rich}; {flaming}; {fluorescent, glowing}; {prismatic}; {psychedelic}; {red, ruddy, flushed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuscous Flycatcher — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Fuscous Honeyeater — Taxobox name = Fuscous Honeyeater status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Meliphagidae genus = Lichenostomus species = L. fuscus binomial = Lichenostomus fuscus… …   Wikipedia

  • fuscous flycatcher — rusvosios musinukės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Cnemotriccus angl. fuscous flycatcher vok. Augenstreif Schnäppertyrann, m rus. бурый мухоед, m pranc. moucherolle fuligineux, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – piviai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • fuscous flycatcher — rusvoji musinukė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Cnemotriccus fuscatus angl. fuscous flycatcher vok. Augenstreif Schnäppertyrann, m rus. бурый мухоед, m pranc. moucherolle fuligineux, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • fuscous honeyeater — tamsusis medčiulpys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lichenostomus fuscus; Meliphaga fuscus angl. fuscous honeyeater vok. Olivkehl Honigfresser, m rus. оливковогорлый медосос, m pranc. méliphage grisâtre, m ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • fuscous — adjective Etymology: Latin fuscus more at dusk Date: 1662 of any of several colors averaging a brownish gray …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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