Definition of Honeysucker

1. Noun. Australasian bird with tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar.

Exact synonyms: Honey Eater
Generic synonyms: Oscine, Oscine Bird
Group relationships: Family Meliphagidae, Meliphagidae



Definition of Honeysucker

1. n. See Honey eater, under Honey.

Definition of Honeysucker

1. Noun. A honey eater. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Honeysucker

1. See Honey eater, under Honey. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Honeysucker

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

Literary usage of Honeysucker

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

1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1889)
"The eggs resembled those' of the Amethyst honeysucker, but were considerably larger, and had a hair line ... This is the common honeysucker of the Deccan, ..."

2. The Point Where God and Man Meet by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (2006)
""I have created a bird called a honeysucker.1 It is black, very black. ... "See how much work the honeysucker does in order to drink the honey. ..."

3. The Eastern Archipelago: A Description of the Scenery, Animal and Vegetable by William Henry Davenport Adams (1880)
"One of these is a honeysucker, named, in the language of zoologists, ... The oriole resembles the honeysucker in the following particulars: the upper and ..."

4. The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise by Alfred Russel Wallace (1902)
"The oriole resembles the honeysucker in the following particulars : the upper and under surfaces of the two birds are exactly of the saine tints of dark and ..."

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