Definitions for fuchsiaˈfyu ʃə
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fuch•siaˈfyu ʃə(n.; pl)-sias.
any shrubby plant of the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, with pink to purplish drooping flowers.
a bright purplish red color.
(adj.)of the color fuchsia:
a fuchsia dress.
Origin of fuchsia:
1745–55; < NL; after Leonhard Fuchs (1501–66), German botanist; see -ia
any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti
A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia, of the Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.
a purplish-red colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.
Having a purplish-red colour.
Origin: After the genus Fuchsia, itself named after Leonhart Fuchs, German botanist.
a genus of flowering plants having elegant drooping flowers, with four sepals, four petals, eight stamens, and a single pistil. They are natives of Mexico and South America. Double-flowered varieties are now common in cultivation
Fuchsia is a genus of flowering plants that consists mostly of shrubs or small trees. The first, Fuchsia triphylla, was discovered on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola in about 1696-1697 by the French Minim monk and botanist, Charles Plumier during his third expedition to the Greater Antilles. He named the new genus after the renowned German botanist Leonhart Fuchs.
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