Close up of the leaves and flowers of a fuchsia plant.
- any of a genus (Fuchsia) of shrubby plants of the evening-primrose family, usually with pink, red, or purple flowers hanging from the ends of the branches
- purplish red
Origin of fuchsiaModL, so named by Linnaeus after L. Fuchs (1501-66), German botanist
- Any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Fuchsia, widely cultivated for their showy, drooping, purplish, reddish, or white flowers.
- A strong, vivid purplish red.
Origin of fuchsiaNew Latin Fuchsia genus name after Leonhard Fuchs (1501-1566), German botanist
- Having a purplish-red colour.
After the genus Fuchsia, itself named after Leonhart Fuchs, German botanist.
Named after the botanist Leonhart Fuchs.
fuchsia - Computer Definition
An upcoming operating system from Google that will run on all devices from mobiles to desktops. Pronounced "fyoo-sha," Fuchsia is expected to combine the best features of embedded and desktop operating systems. Embedded systems are designed for small-footprint, real-time response, while a desktop OS is created to handle large programs and multiple simultaneous tasks. As a product designed from scratch, there are also no intellectual property or licensing issues. The name is a pink-purple color that comes from the fuchsia plant. See Google.