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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuchsia  \Fuch"si*a\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Fuchsias},  L.  {Fuchsl[ae]}. 
  [NL.  Named  after  Leonard  Fuchs,  a  German  botanist.]  (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. 




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