Definitions for fucusˈfyu kəs
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any member of the genus Fucus
Any alga of the genus Fucus.
a paint; a dye; also, false show
a genus of tough, leathery seaweeds, usually of a dull brownish green color; rockweed
Origin: [L. rock lichen, orchil, used as a red dye, red or purple color, disguise, deceit.]
Fucus is a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world.
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A genus of BROWN ALGAE in the family Fucaceae. It is found in temperate, marine intertidal areas along rocky coasts and is a source of ALGINATES. Some species of Fucus are referred to as KELP.
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