- Fuci are defined as seaweed, a part of the large genus of brown algae.
An example of fuci are seaweed pieces that are flat and leathery.
Variant of fucus
nounpl. fuci or fucuses
- a kind of paint for the face
- any paint or dye
- any of a genus (Fucus, order Fucales) of brown algae with a flattened and forking plant body that bears swollen bladders
Origin of fucusModern Latin ; from Classical Latin rock lichen; also, red or purple paint obtained from it ; from Classical Greek phykos, rock lichen, rouge ; from Semitic as in Classical Hebrew (language) puch, cosmetic for the eyes