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Noun: fuchsia  fyoo-shu
  1. Any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish, reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti
     
  2. A dark purplish-red colour

Derived forms: fuchsias

Type of: bush, purplish red, purplish-red, shrub

Part of: genus Fuchsia

Encyclopedia: Fuchsia