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Fuchsia (1)

Etymology

After the genus Fuchsia.

Pronunciation

Noun

fuchsia

  1. A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia, of the Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.
  2. (color) a purplish-red colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.
    web fuchsia (magenta) colour:   
    fashion magenta (Hollywood cerise) colour:   

Quotations

plant
  • 1922 : Drenched were the cold fuchsias, round pearls of dew lay on the flat nasturtium leaves. - Katherine Mansfield, At The Bay (Selected Stories, Oxford World's Classics paperback 2002, 281)

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Synonyms

colour

Adjective

fuchsia

  1. (colour) having a purplish-red colour.

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