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Fuchsia (1)
 
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EtymologyEdit

New Latin, after the genus Fuchsia, itself named after Leonhart Fuchs, German botanist.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: fū'shə, IPA(key): /ˈfjuːʃə/
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  • Rhymes: -uːʃə

NounEdit

fuchsia (plural fuchsias)

  1. A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia, of the Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.
    • 1922, Katherine Mansfield, At The Bay (Selected Stories, Oxford World's Classics paperback 2002, 281)
      Drenched were the cold fuchsias, round pearls of dew lay on the flat nasturtium leaves
  2. A purplish-red colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.
    web fuchsia (magenta) colour:  

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fuchsia (not comparable)

  1. Having a purplish-red colour.

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EtymologyEdit

Named after Leonhart Fuchs.

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fuchsia c (singular definite fuchsiaen, plural indefinite fuchsiaer or fuchsier)

  1. fuchsia

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fuchsia m (plural fuchsias)

  1. fuchsia

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fuchsia (invariable)

  1. fuchsia