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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dark purple-red; Any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers.

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  • In Spain fuchsia is called "pendentes de la reina" (queen's earrings): wonderful name, isn't it?
  • And if you love pink so much, try fuchsia, which is a much easier color to wear.
  • Think of it as the difference between fuchsia, which is blue-based, and fire-engine red.
  • No longer relegated to the garish masses, the saturated pink shades known as fuchsia and magenta are suddenly haute. for more
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