Fuchsia

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Translingual[edit]

Fuchsia regia
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Etymology[edit]

Named after the botanist Leonhart Fuchs +‎ -ia

Proper noun[edit]

Fuchsia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Onagraceae – Because of the red, pink or purple flowers these small shrubs are popular garden plants, fuchsias.

Translations[edit]


English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the flower.

Proper noun[edit]

Fuchsia

  1. A female given name
    • 1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan
      [] the attic, which since the earliest days Fuchsia could remember had been for her a world undesecrate.
    • 2012, William Shurtleff, ‎Akiko Aoyagi, History of Yuba - The Film That Forms Atop Heated Soymilk (1587-2012)
      Slater quotes from a new book titled Sichuan Cookery, by Fuchsia Dunlop, the BBC's East Asia specialist.