fucus definition

  • noun:
    • any one of various brown algae of genus Fucus, which include most of the rockweeds.
    • Any alga of genus Fucus.
    • A paint; a dye; also, untrue show.
    • A genus of hard, leathery seaweeds, often of a dull brownish green shade; rockweed.
    • A paint; a dye; specially, a paint when it comes to face; rouge; therefore, a disguise; a pretense; a sham.
    • [capitalized] A genus of Fucaceæ, described as dichotomously branching fronds by which there's absolutely no distinction of stem and leaves, and which are supplied with a midrib and sometimes with air-bladders.
    • Pl. fuci (fū ′ -sī). Any fucaceous seaweed.
    • any member of the genus Fucus
    • any one of numerous brown algae of genus Fucus, which includes most of the rockweeds.
    • Any alga of this genus Fucus.
    • A paint; a dye; in addition, false program.
    • A genus of tough, leathery seaweeds, usually of a dull brownish green shade; rockweed.
    • A paint; a dye; specially, a paint for face; rouge; therefore, a disguise; a pretense; a sham.
    • [capitalized] A genus of Fucaceæ, characterized by dichotomously branching fronds in which there is absolutely no distinction of stem and leaves, and that are supplied with a midrib and sometimes with air-bladders.
    • Pl. fuci (fū ′ -sī). Any fucaceous seaweed.
    • any member of the genus Fucus
  • others:
    • To color; dye.
    • To color; dye.

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