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Fuchsia vs. Magenta

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Main Difference

The main difference between Fuchsia and Magenta is that the Fuchsia is a genus of plants and Magenta is a color visible between red and purple; subtractive (CMY) primary color.

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  • Fuchsia (noun)

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

  • Fuchsia (noun)

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

    "FF00FF"

  • Fuchsia (adjective)

    Having a purplish-red colour.

  • Magenta (noun)

    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.

    "FF00FF"

    "FF0090"

    "CA1F7B"

  • Magenta (adjective)

    having the colour of fuchsia, fuchsine, light purple.

Wiktionary
  • Fuchsia (noun)

    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.

  • Fuchsia (noun)

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

  • Fuchsia (noun)

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

    "dresses in fuchsia and lavender"

  • Magenta (noun)

    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"

  • Magenta (noun)

    the dye fuchsin.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Fuchsia (noun)

    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.

  • Fuchsia (noun)

    A plant belonging to the genus Fuschia.

  • Magenta (noun)

    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.

  • Magenta (noun)

    The purplish-red color of magenta.

Webster Dictionary
  • Fuchsia (noun)

    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

  • Fuchsia (noun)

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

  • Magenta (noun)

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

  • Magenta (noun)

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

  • Magenta (adjective)

    deep purplish red

Princeton's WordNet

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