Pronunciation: (fyOO'shu), [key]
1. a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers.
2. Also called California fuchsia. a nonwoody shrub, Zauschneria californica, having large crimson flowers.
3. a bright, purplish-red color.
of the color fuchsia: a fuchsia dress.
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