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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An erect bushy shrub (Lambertia formosa) of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.
  • n. The Australian shrub (Protea mellifera) whose flowers yield honey copiously.
  • n. An evergreen shrub of the genus Melianthus, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The flowers yield much honey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Melianthus, ornamental shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, the flowers of which yield much honey.
  • n. Same as honey-plant, 2. See
  • n. In Australia, a tall evergreen shrub of the family Proteace√¶, Lambertia formosa: so named from the large quantity of nectar contained in its flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously
  • n. erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar
  • n. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously
  • n. erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar

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