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From fuscus (dark, swarthy, dusky).



fuscō (present infinitive fuscāre, perfect active fuscāvī, supine fuscātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive) I make dark, swarthy or dusky; blacken, darken.
  2. (intransitive) I become dark or swarthy.


   Conjugation of fusco (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fuscō fuscās fuscat fuscāmus fuscātis fuscant
imperfect fuscābam fuscābās fuscābat fuscābāmus fuscābātis fuscābant
future fuscābō fuscābis fuscābit fuscābimus fuscābitis fuscābunt
perfect fuscāvī fuscāvistī fuscāvit fuscāvimus fuscāvistis fuscāvērunt, fuscāvēre
pluperfect fuscāveram fuscāverās fuscāverat fuscāverāmus fuscāverātis fuscāverant
future perfect fuscāverō fuscāveris fuscāverit fuscāverimus fuscāveritis fuscāverint
passive present fuscor fuscāris, fuscāre fuscātur fuscāmur fuscāminī fuscantur
imperfect fuscābar fuscābāris, fuscābāre fuscābātur fuscābāmur fuscābāminī fuscābantur
future fuscābor fuscāberis, fuscābere fuscābitur fuscābimur fuscābiminī fuscābuntur
perfect fuscātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect fuscātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect fuscātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fuscem fuscēs fuscet fuscēmus fuscētis fuscent
imperfect fuscārem fuscārēs fuscāret fuscārēmus fuscārētis fuscārent
perfect fuscāverim fuscāverīs fuscāverit fuscāverīmus fuscāverītis fuscāverint
pluperfect fuscāvissem fuscāvissēs fuscāvisset fuscāvissēmus fuscāvissētis fuscāvissent
passive present fuscer fuscēris, fuscēre fuscētur fuscēmur fuscēminī fuscentur
imperfect fuscārer fuscārēris, fuscārēre fuscārētur fuscārēmur fuscārēminī fuscārentur
perfect fuscātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect fuscātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fuscā fuscāte
future fuscātō fuscātō fuscātōte fuscantō
passive present fuscāre fuscāminī
future fuscātor fuscātor fuscantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives fuscāre fuscāvisse fuscātūrus esse fuscārī fuscātus esse fuscātum īrī
participles fuscāns fuscātūrus fuscātus fuscandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
fuscāre fuscandī fuscandō fuscandum fuscātum fuscātū

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  1. dative masculine singular of fuscus
  2. dative neuter singular of fuscus
  3. ablative masculine singular of fuscus
  4. dative neuter singular of fuscus




From Latin fuscus (compare Spanish hosco, Portuguese fosco, Italian fosco, Catalan fosc, Old French fusque).



fusco m (feminine singular fusca, masculine plural fuscos, feminine plural fuscas, comparable)

  1. dark-coloured