- fuchs epithelial dystrophy,
- fuchs, sir vivian ernest,
Origin of fuchsia
Examples from the Web for fuchsia
In particular, Clinton was enamored of her fuchsia Salvatore Ferragamo satchel.
Indeed, when President Barack Obama recently appeared on The Daily Show, a fuchsia bracelet dangled from his wrist.Michelle Obama and Ann Romney: First Ladies of Style|Robin Givhan|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The final dresses, in fuchsia with embroidery, appliqué, layering and all manner of technical wizardry were a Cinderella dream.Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton and Kanye|Robin Givhan|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Translucent dresses in shades of fuchsia and purple were topped with voluminous jackets in stiff, sculptural shapes.Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten Kick Off Paris Fall 2012 Fashion Week|Robin Givhan|March 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His masterful color sense paired a blood-red satin tunic with fuchsia trousers.
The Fuchsia is decidedly the most graceful flower in the world.Flowers and Flower-Gardens|David Lester Richardson
It feeds on vine (Vitis vinifera) and yellow bedstraw (Galium verum); also on fuchsia and virginia-creeper (Ampelopsis).The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
Sometimes, as in the fuchsia, the ovary is grown to the base of the cup or tube, and thus looks as if it were outside the flower.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell
Beyond the fuchsia bushes a sighing rose, where a continuous foamless wave felt the silences of the shore.The Divine Adventure etc. (Works vol. 4)|Fiona Macleod
And as for the fuchsia, how far it has grown from the blue laws.Vignettes Of San Francisco|Almira Bailey
- a reddish-purple to purplish-pink colour
- (as adjective)a fuchsia dress
Word Origin for fuchsia
red color, 1923, from the ornamental shrub, which was named 1753 from the Latinized name of German botanist Leonhard Fuchs (1501-1566). Not related to Latin fucus "seaweed, sea wrack, tangle," which also gave its name to a red color prepared from it. Latin fucus is from or related to Greek phykos "seaweed," also "red paint, rouge."