What does the word fuchsia mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A plant with drooping, four petaled flowers.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Duchess
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