Definition of subobscure in English:

subobscure

adjective

  • Somewhat dark or obscure; (Botany and Zoology) somewhat dark and dingy in colour.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Burton (d. ?1648), Independent minister and religious controversialist. From sub- + obscure, after classical Latin subobscūrus somewhat obscure.

Pronunciation

subobscure

/ˌsʌbəbˈskjɔː//ˌsʌbəbˈskjʊə/