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Fuchsia vs. Magenta

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Fuchsianoun

A popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia, of the Onagraceae family, shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers.

Magentanoun

A light purple, purplish-red, or pinkish purple colour obtained by mixing red and blue light (thus a secondary colour), but primary in the CMYK colour system used in printing.

Fuchsianoun

A purplish-red colour, the color of fuchsin, an aniline dye.

Magentaadjective

having the colour of fuchsia, fuchsine, light purple.

Fuchsiaadjective

Having a purplish-red colour.

Magentanoun

An aniline dye obtained as an amorphous substance having a green bronze surface color, which dissolves to a shade of red; also, the color; - so called from Magenta, in Italy, in allusion to the battle fought there about the time the dye was discovered. Called also fuchsin, fuchsine, roseïne, etc.

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Fuchsianoun

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.

Magentanoun

The purplish-red color of magenta.

Fuchsianoun

A plant belonging to the genus Fuschia.

Magentanoun

a dark purple-red; the dye was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta

Fuchsianoun

any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti

Magentanoun

a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I

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Fuchsianoun

a dark purple-red; the dye was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta

Magentaadjective

deep purplish red

Fuchsianoun

a shrub with pendulous tubular flowers that are typically of two contrasting colours. They are native to America and New Zealand and are commonly grown as ornamentals.

Magentanoun

a light mauvish-crimson which is one of the primary subtractive colours, complementary to green

‘a short magenta dress’; ‘bright pink double flowers each lined in dark magenta’;

Fuchsianoun

used in names of plants of other families with flowers similar to the fuchsia, e.g. native fuchsia.

Magentanoun

the dye fuchsin.

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Fuchsianoun

a vivid purplish-red colour like that of the sepals of a typical fuchsia flower

‘dresses in fuchsia and lavender’;

Magenta

Magenta () is a color that is variously defined as purplish-red, reddish-purple or mauvish-crimson. On color wheels of the RGB (additive) and CMY (subtractive) color models, it is located exactly midway between red and blue.

Fuchsia

Fuchsia ( ) is a genus of flowering plants that consists mostly of shrubs or small trees. The first to be scientifically described, Fuchsia triphylla, was discovered on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic) about 1696–1697 by the French Minim monk and botanist, Charles Plumier, during his third expedition to the Greater Antilles.

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