Definition of Honey-flower
1. Noun. Erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.
Group relationships: Genus Lambertia, Lambertia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
2. Noun. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously.
Group relationships: Genus Protea
Generic synonyms: Protea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honey-flower
Literary usage of Honey-flower
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Flor'imol [honey-flower]. A damsel of great beauty, but so timid that she feared the " smallest monstrous mouse that creeps on floor," and was abused by ..."
2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"THE honey-flower. Lin. Syst. ... signifying literally honey-flower ; and it alludes to a hollow projection in the ... THE LARGER honey-flower. SYNONYMES. ..."
3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Honey-Eucalypt, ;/. See Box- tree, Yellow. honey-flower, ;/. ... 37: "'honey-flower' or 'honeysuckle,' a plant as well known to small boys about Sydney as ..."