Fuchsiae
Fuchsia Fuch"si*a, n.; pl. E. {Fuchsias}, L. {Fuchsi[ae]}. [NL. Named after Leonard Fuchs, a German botanist.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of flowering plants having elegant drooping flowers, with four sepals, four petals, eight stamens, and a single pistil. They are natives of Mexico and South America. Double-flowered varieties are now common in cultivation. [1913 Webster]

2. A plant belonging to the genus {Fuschia}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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