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fuci

fuci is a plural form of fucus

fucus (rockweed)

Definition:

any member of the genus Fucus

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plurals:

fuci | fucus*
(* fucus may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Modern Latin from Latin, rock lichen; also, red or purple paint obtained from it...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

any seaweed of the genus "Fucus", common in the intertidal regions of many shores and typically having greenish-brown slimy fronds "wrack" (21 of 326 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Merriam-Webster:

fucus | Fucus [genus, sense-specific]

[obsolete] a face paint | any of a genus of leathery marine brown algae of rocky intertidal zones that are a source of algin and have been used as ... (28 of 73 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/fucus

New World Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

[obsolete] ; a kind of paint for the face ; any paint or dye | any of a genus (Fucus, order Fucales) of brown algae with a flattened and forking plant ... (30 of 69 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Oxford Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural]

a seaweed of a large genus of brown algae having flat leathery fronds.; Genus Fucus, class Phaeophyceae (17 of 58 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/fucus

American Heritage Dictionary:

fucus

Any of various brown algae of the genus "Fucus", which includes many of the rockweeds. (15 of 26 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

any olive-brown seaweed or alga of the genus "Fucus", having branching fronds and often air bladders. (16 of 26 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/fucus

Wiktionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural] | Fucus [genus]

Any alga of the genus Fucus. (6 of 7 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/fucus

Wikipedia:

Fucus

a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world. The thallus is perennial with an irregular or disc-shaped holdfast or with haptera. The erect portion of the thallus is dichotomous or subpinnately ... (40 of 1428 words, 1 image)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Fucus [algae genus] | rockweed [synonym]

genus of brown algae, common on rocky seacoasts and in salt marshes of northern temperate regions. Adaptations to its environment include bladderlike ... (22 of 129 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/221333​/Fucus

Encarta Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural] | Fucus [genus]

a greenish brown seaweed. Genus Fucus. (6 of 45 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861673574​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

Origin: Modern Latin from Latin, rock lichen; also, red or purple paint obtained from it from Greek phykos, rock lichen, rouge from Semitic, as in ... (24 of 30 etymology words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural]

First use: early 17th century

Origin: (denoting a cosmetic): from Latin, "rock lichen, red dye, rouge", from Greek phukos "seaweed", of Semitic origin

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/fucus

Merriam-Webster:

fucus

First use: 1591

Origin: Latin, seaweed, archil, dye obtained from archil, from Greek phykos | New Latin, genus name, from Latin

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/fucus

Collins Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

First use: 16th century

Origin: from Latin: rock lichen, from Greek phukos seaweed, dye, of Semitic origin

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fucus

American Heritage Dictionary:

fucus

Origin: Latin fūcus, seaweed, orchil, from Greek phūkos.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fucus

Wiktionary:

Fucus

Origin: Ancient Greek φῦκος (phŷkos, "seaweed").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Fucus

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

Origin: Latin, from Ancient Greek.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/fucus

Encarta Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

First use: Early 17th century

Origin: modern Latin from Latin, "rock lichen, red or purple color" from Greek phukos "seaweed"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861673574​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural] | fucuses [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "fucus"

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the Free Dictionary:

fucus

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "fucus"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "fucus"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "fucus" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

fucus | fuci [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "fucus"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

fucus

Audio: North American pronunciation of "fucus"

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YourDictionary Audio:

fucus

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "fucus" by speech synthesizer

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