fuscous

[fuhs-kuhs]
adjective
of brownish-gray or dusky color.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin fusc(us) dark, tawny, dusky + -ous

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fuscous (ˈfʌskəs)
 
adj
of a brownish-grey colour
 
[C17: from Latin fuscus dark, swarthy, tawny]

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