Meaning of fuchsia

fuch•sia

Pronunciation: (fy'shu), [key]
— n.
  1. a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers.
  2. Also calleda nonwoody shrub, Zauschneria californica, having large crimson flowers.
  3. a bright, purplish-red color.
—adj.
  1. of the color fuchsia: a fuchsia dress.
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