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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fucus  \Fu"cus\,  n.;  pl  {Fuci}.  [L.  rock  lichen,  orchil,  used  as 
  a  red  dye,  red  or  purple  color,  disguise,  deceit.] 
  1.  A  paint;  a  dye;  also  false  show  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  genus  of  tough,  leathery  seaweeds,  usually  of  a 
  dull  brownish  green  color;  rockweed. 
 
  Note:  Formerly  most  marine  alg?  were  called  fuci. 




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