What does fucus mean?

Definitions for fucusˈfyu kəs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fucus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fucus(noun)

    any member of the genus Fucus


  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

  3. Origin: [L. rock lichen, orchil, used as a red dye, red or purple color, disguise, deceit.]


  1. Fucus

    Fucus is a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fucus

    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

  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fucus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fucus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of fucus

  1. fucusfucusfucus


Find a translation for the fucus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these fucus definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"fucus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 17 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/fucus>.

Are we missing a good definition for fucus? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for fucus:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.