Definitions for fucusˈfyu kəs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fu•cusˈfyu kəs(n.)(pl.)-ci; -cus•es.
any olive-brown seaweed of the genus Fucus, having branching fronds and often air bladders.
Origin of fucus:
1710–20; < NL; L fūcus seaweed, dye, orchil < Gk phŷkos
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
Fucus is a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world.
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.
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