fuchsia (def 2).
a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers.
Also called California fuchsia. a nonwoody shrub, Zauschneria californica, having large crimson flowers.
a bright, purplish-red color.
of the color fuchsia:
a fuchsia dress.
any onagraceous shrub of the mostly tropical genus Fuchsia, widely cultivated for their showy drooping purple, red, or white flowers
Also called California fuchsia. a North American onagraceous plant, Zauschneria californica, with tubular scarlet flowers
a reddish-purple to purplish-pink colour
(as adjective): a fuchsia dress
an evergreen fern, Pityrogramma triangularis, growing from British Columbia to California, having the underside of the leaves covered with a deep yellow, powderlike substance.
a large gull, Larus californicus, of the western U.S.
a job case having sufficient spaces to contain both uppercase and lowercase letters and 37 additional characters of foundry type. Compare case2 (def 8).
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