Definitions for fucusˈfyu kəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•cusˈfyu kəs(n.)(pl.)-ci; -cus•es.

  1. any olive-brown seaweed of the genus Fucus, having branching fronds and often air bladders.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of fucus:

1710–20; < NL; L fūcus seaweed, dye, orchil < Gk phŷkos

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fucus(noun)

    any member of the genus Fucus

Wiktionary

  1. fucus(Noun)

    Any alga of the genus Fucus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fucus(noun)

    a paint; a dye; also, false show

  2. Fucus(noun)

    a genus of tough, leathery seaweeds, usually of a dull brownish green color; rockweed

Freebase

  1. Fucus

    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

  1. Fucus

    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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