Definition of Honeyflower

1. Noun. Erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.

Exact synonyms: Honey-flower, Lambertia Formosa, Mountain Devil
Group relationships: Genus Lambertia, Lambertia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



2. Noun. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously.
Exact synonyms: Honey-flower, Protea Mellifera
Group relationships: Genus Protea
Generic synonyms: Protea

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honeyflower

honeycombing
honeycomblike
honeycombs
honeycreeper
honeycreepers
honeydew
honeydew list
honeydew melon
honeydew melons
honeydews
honeyeater
honeyeaters
honeyed
honeyed words
honeyedly
honeyflower (current term)
honeyful
honeyguide
honeyguides
honeying
honeyish
honeyless
honeylike
honeylocust
honeylocusts
honeymaking
honeymoon
honeymoon period
honeymooned
honeymooner

Literary usage of Honeyflower

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent (1889)
"Hawthorn, American, before Heaths. Cape .... honeyflower, great, Cape. Honeysuckle, Chinese, China Honeysuckle, fly. Cape . ..."

2. The Centennial Supplement to the Sydney Morning Herald: Together with by Sydney Morning Herald (1888)
"The "honeyflower" (Lambertia formosa) is so called because it bears a red flower full of honey. • "VVe have also a native currant ..."

3. The Centennial Supplement to the Sydney Morning Herald: Together with by Sydney Morning Herald (1888)
"The " honeyflower " (Lambertia formosa) is so called because it bears a red flower full of honey. ' We have also a native currant ..."

4. Stray Leaves from a Border Garden by Mary Pamela Ellis Milne-Home (1901)
"... and patches of Alyssum and bee-haunted Scillas, white honeyflower, lying in pink tufts along the border; and last, but not least, the dear little ..."

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