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  • n. Plural form of fucus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of fucus, 3.

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Examples

  • For example, cases are cited by Mr. Darwin, of plants which are more fertile with the pollen of another species than with their own; and there are others, such as certain 'fuci', whose male element will fertilize the ovule of a plant of distinct species, while the males of the latter species are ineffective with the females of the first.

    Origin of Species

  • For example, cases are cited by Mr. Darwin, of plants which are more fertile with the pollen of another species than with their own; and there are others, such as certain ‘fuci’, whose male element will fertilize the ovule of a plant of distinct species, while the males of the latter species are ineffective with the females of the first.

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  • The fuci and llianas grew in rigid perpendicular lines, due to the density of the element which had produced them.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • There, between two waters clear as crystal, through the open panels we were allowed to contemplate the beautiful bushes of brilliant coral and large blocks of rock clothed with a splendid fur of green variety of sites and landscapes along these sandbanks and algae and fuci.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • Our raft skirted the whole length of the fuci, three or four thousand feet long, undulating like vast serpents beyond the reach of sight; I found some amusement in tracing these endless waves, always thinking I should come to the end of them, and for hours my patience was vying with my surprise.

    Journey to the Interior of the Earth

  • Moreover, the fuci that are found in the northern extremity of the Florida stream are generally decayed, while those which are seen in the southern extremity appear quite fresh -- this difference would not exist if they emanated from the Gulf.

    A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America

  • Had we possessed, contemporaneously with the fuci of the

    An Expository Outline of the "Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation" With a Notice of the Author's "Explanations:" A Sequel to the Vestiges

  • The female fish deposits her eggs in numerous clusters, on the stalks of fuci, on corals, about the projecting sides of rocks, or on any other convenient substances.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 562, Saturday, August 18, 1832.

  • The building, now thirty feet in height, was thickly coated with fuci to the height of about fifteen feet, calculating from the rock: on the eastern side, indeed, the growth of seaweed was observable to the full height of thirty feet, and even on the top or upper bed of the last-laid course, especially towards the eastern side, it had germinated, so as to render walking upon it somewhat difficult.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

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