Definition of Honeylike

1. Adjective. Resembling honey.

Similar to: Sugary



Definition of Honeylike

1. Adjective. Like honey in taste, texture, or appearance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honeylike

honeydew melon
honeydew melons
honeydews
honeyeater
honeyeaters
honeyed
honeyed words
honeyedly
honeyflower
honeyful
honeyguide
honeyguides
honeying
honeyish
honeyless
honeylike (current term)
honeylocust
honeylocusts
honeymaking
honeymoon
honeymoon period
honeymooned
honeymooner
honeymooners
honeymooning
honeymoons
honeypie
honeypies
honeypots

Literary usage of Honeylike

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1. Webster's Elementary-school Dictionary: Abridged from Webster's New by Noah Webster (1914)
"A sweet sticky fluid, the nectar of flowers aa collected and worked up for food by certain insects, esp. bees; also, any similar fluid. 2. honeylike quality ..."

2. Words and Their Ways in English Speech by James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge (1901)
"... 'honeylike' (from met ' honey,' whence melli-fluous, ' honey-flowing,' which we use of a sweet sound). Rum, the name of a third product of sugar-cane, ..."

3. How to Know Wild Fruits: A Guide to Plants when Not in Flower by Means of by Maude Gridley Peterson (1914)
"... honeylike. The ovate calyx lobes support the fruit at its base. It is yellow or amber-colored and usually tinged with red on the surface exposed to the ..."

4. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"Grown at 37°C., we have a light brown or yellowish honeylike or mucilaginous growth, which by the end of a week spreads out and takes a cuprous oxide like ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"A. Villiers draws attention to a honeylike substance which is found in Ethiopia in holes and cavities in the ground, and is said to be the product or ..."

6. Mind in the Lower Animals, in Health and Disease by William Lauder Lindsay (1880)
"Certain other ants keep brown scale insects for the sake of their honeylike secretion. To use Belt's expression, they ' farm' them, just as we do milch cows ..."

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