Origin of subfuscClassical Latin subfuscus, brownish, dusky ; from sub-, below (see sub-) + fuscus, fuscous
Origin of subfuscLatin subfuscus, brownish : sub-, sub- + fuscus, dark.
(comparative more subfusc, superlative most subfusc)
- Having subdued colors.
- Dark clothing.
- Clothing acceptable, by regulation at certain universities, for an examination or official event.
From the Latin subfuscus, moderately dark.