- full of smoke or soot
- dark; dusky
Origin of fuliginousLate Latin fuliginosus from Classical Latin fuligo, soot from Indo-European an unverified form dhuli- from base an unverified form dheu-, to blow, smoke from source dull
- Colored by or as if by soot.
Origin of fuliginousLate Latin fūlīginōsus from Latin fūlīgō fūlīgin- soot
(comparative more fuliginous, superlative most fuliginous)
From Latin fūlīginōsus, from fūlīgo (“soot”).