fly-honeysuckle love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: A plant, Lonicera Xylosteum.
  • n. A name given to a species of Halleria.


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  • The fly-honeysuckle is in full leaf, as well as in flower; it is one of our earliest shrubs.

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  • There are also three varieties of the fly-honeysuckle, regular northern plants, one bearing red, another purple, another blue berries; the first is very common here, found in every wood; there is said to be a plant almost identical with this in Tartary.

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  • An open wood, chiefly of dwarf oak, and shrubs such as the wayfaring tree, the guelder-rose, and the fly-honeysuckle, now stretches along the opposite side of the gorge.

    Wanderings by southern waters, eastern Aquitaine


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