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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Colours
fuchsiafuch‧sia /ˈfjuːʃə/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]HBP a garden bush with hanging bell-shaped flowers that are red, pink, or white2 [uncountable]CC a bright pink colour
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fuchsiaI read in a strange book with a fuchsia cover.This is more important with softer cutting like geraniums and fuchsias, but it also makes a lot of difference with roses.Trim back fuchsias brought in from the garden and pot them up in a peat and sand mixture.She had spent more than she intended on the wetsuit, but couldn't resist its bright fuchsia colours.The sky is glowing fuchsia, orange.His little sister gripped a shoot of fuchsia bougainvillea and wailed.The seeds sprouted and the fuchsia cuttings struck, and now the little red wellies look wonderful.I stand on a lawn across the street, watching the fuchsia flames licking the sky.
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