fuchsia


fuchsia
fuch|sia [ˈfju:ʃə] n
[Date: 1700-1800; Origin: Leonhard Fuchs (1501-66), German plant-scientist]
1.) [U and C]
a garden bush with hanging bell-shaped flowers that are red, pink, or white
2.) [U]
a bright pink colour

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.