Complete Definition of "fuchsia"

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English
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Etymology
After the genus Fuchsia.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËÊÉ|-uËÊÉ

Noun
fuchsia

  1. A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia, of the Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.
  2. colour a purplish-red color|colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.

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

Translations
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Catalan: fúcsia
Finnish: fuksia
French: fuchsia m
German: Fuchsie f
Italian: fucsia f
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Japanese: ãã¯ã·ã£ (fukusha), ãã¯ã·ã£ (hokusha)
Persian: FAchar|گ٠آÙÛز (gol-aviz)
Russian: ÑÑкÑÐ¸Ñ /fúksija/
Spanish: fucsia
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Catalan: fúcsia
French: fuchsia m
Italian: fucsia
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Japanese: èµ¤ç´«è² (ãããããããã, akamurasakiiro)
Persian: FAchar|Ø³Ø±Ø®Ø§Ø¨Û Ø³Ûر (sorkhabi sir)
Spanish: fucsia
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Synonyms
colour
magenta

Adjective
fuchsia

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

See also
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

External links
w:Leonhart_Fuchs|Wikipedia article on Leonhart Fuchs

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Category:English eponyms
Category:Plants
Category:Reds

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