Definition of Honeysuckle

1. Noun. Shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera.




2. Noun. Shrubby tree with silky foliage and spikes of cylindrical yellow nectarous flowers.

3. Noun. Columbine of eastern North America having long-spurred red flowers.
Exact synonyms: Aquilegia Canadensis, Meeting House
Group relationships: Genus Aquilegia
Generic synonyms: Aquilege, Aquilegia, Columbine

Definition of Honeysuckle

1. n. One of several species of flowering plants, much admired for their beauty, and some for their fragrance.

Definition of Honeysuckle

1. Noun. Any of the many species of arching shrubs and climbing vines of the genus ''Lonicera'' in the ''Caprifoliaceae'' family, many with sweet smelling, bell shaped flowers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Honeysuckle

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Medical Definition of Honeysuckle

1. One of several species of flowering plants, much admired for their beauty, and some for their fragrance. The honeysuckles are properly species of the genus Lonicera; as, L. Caprifolium, and L. Japonica, the commonly cultivated fragrant kinds; L. Periclymenum, the fragrant woodbine of England; L. Grata, the American woodbine, and L. Sempervirens, the red-flowered trumpet honeysuckle. The European fly honeysuckle is L. Xylosteum; the American, L. Ciliata. The American Pinxter flower (Azalea nudiflora) is often called honeysuckle, or false honeysuckle. The name Australian honeysuckle is applied to one or more trees of the genus Banksia. See French honeysuckle, under French. Origin: Cf. AS. Hunisge privet. See Honey, and Suck. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honeysuckle

honeymoon period
honeymooned
honeymooner
honeymooners
honeymooning
honeymoons
honeypie
honeypies
honeypots
honeys
honeystone
honeysuck
honeysucker
honeysuckers
honeysuckle (current term)
honeysuckle family
honeysuckled
honeysuckles
honeysucks
honeytrap
honeytraps
honeyware
honeywort
honeyworts
hong
hong bao
hong kong
hongbao
hongi

Literary usage of Honeysuckle

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1860)
"The hairy honeysuckle (L. hirsuta, Eaton) is a much more attractive species, ... The common honeysuckle is a native of England, and is there likewise called ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"In woodlands, Tennessee, Ohio and western Ontario (?) to Wisconsin and Manitoba. May-June. 6. Lonicera flava Sims. Yellow honeysuckle. (Fig. 3460. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In the western counties of England, and generally by agriculturists, the name honeysuckle is applied to the meadow clover, Trifolium pretense. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"See French honeysuckle. honeysuckle, Ground. Lotus corniculatus, L.—Ches. ... honeysuckle Grass. We have this name for Trifolium repens, L., ..."

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