honeysuckle definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous shrubs or vines for the genus Lonicera, having opposing leaves, fragrant, typically paired tubular plants, and small fruits.
    • some of numerous comparable or associated plants.
    • some of the many species of arching shrubs and climbing vines associated with the genus Lonicera in Caprifoliaceae family, many with sweet smelling, bell-shaped blossoms.
    • One of several types of flowering flowers, much-admired with their beauty, plus some because of their scent.
    • A name of upright or climbing shrubs of the genus Lonicera, natural order Caprifoliaceœ, natives of the temperate parts of both hemispheres.
    • A plant of other genus.
    • The flower of any of above flowers.
    • along with regarding the plants for the typical honeysuckle; “a combination of pale pink as well as paler yellow.”
    • shrub or vine for the genus Lonicera
    • shrubby tree with silky foliage and spikes of cylindrical yellow nectarous blossoms
    • columbine of east the united states having long-spurred red flowers

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