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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fū′kus, n. a genus of seaweed containing the wrack and other species: a dye: a disguise.—adj. Fuciv′orous, eating seaweed.—n. Fū′coid, fossil seaweed.—adj. containing fucoids.—adj. Fū′cused, painted. [L. fucus, seaweed.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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.
The numerical value of fucus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of fucus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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