fuchsia

Part of speech: noun

A plant with drooping, four petaled flowers.

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Usage examples "fuchsia":

  1. E'en the drooping fuchsia Shall not be wanting to adorn your tombs; While the weeping willow, pointing downwards, Speaks significantly to the living, That a grave awaits us all. - "In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious", W.T. (William Thomas) Vincent.
  2. As I sat by the bush one day, a handsome male went around with upraised throat, poking his bill up the red fuchsia- like tubes. - "A-Birding on a Bronco", Florence A. Merriam.
  3. Crimson and white and purple asters stand calmly gazing towards the sky; here a flaming fuchsia droops its head, and there, apart from all the rest, smiles an enchanting rose. - "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.