fuliginousness

fuliginous

[fyoo-lij-uh-nuhs]
adjective
1.
sooty; smoky: the fuliginous air hanging over an industrial city.
2.
of the color of soot, as dark gray, dull brown, black, etc.

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin fūlīginōsus full of soot, equivalent to fūlīgin- (stem of fūlīgō) soot + -ōsus -ous

fuliginously, adverb
fuliginousness, noun
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fuliginous (fjuːˈlɪdʒɪnəs)
 
adj
1.  sooty or smoky
2.  of the colour of soot; dull greyish-black or brown
 
[C16: from Late Latin fūlīginōsus full of soot, from Latin fūlīgō soot]
 
fu'liginously
 
adv
 
fu'liginousness
 
n

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