Fuchsia meaning

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A purplish red, similar to magenta, like the blossoms of the flower of the same name.
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Any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Fuchsia, widely cultivated for their showy, drooping, purplish, reddish, or white flowers.
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A strong, vivid purplish red.
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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.
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Purplish red.
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Purplish-red.
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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.
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A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia, of the Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.
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A purplish-red colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.

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Having a purplish-red colour.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Onagraceae — Because of the red, pink or purple flowers these small shrubs are popular garden plants, fuchsias.
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Origin of fuchsia

  • New Latin Fuchsia genus name after Leonhard Fuchs (1501–1566), German botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After the genus Fuchsia, itself named after Leonhart Fuchs, German botanist.

    From Wiktionary

  • Named after the botanist Leonhart Fuchs.

    From Wiktionary