from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Lonicera, having opposite leaves, fragrant, usually paired tubular flowers, and small berries.
- n. Any of various similar or related plants.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the many species of arching shrubs and climbing vines of the genus Lonicera in the Caprifoliaceae family, many with sweet smelling, bell shaped flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of several species of flowering plants, much admired for their beauty, and some for their fragrance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of upright or climbing shrubs of the genus Lonicera, natural order Caprifoliaceœ, natives of the temperate parts of both hemispheres.
- n. A plant of some other genus.
- n. The flower of any of the above plants.
- n. The color of the flowers of the common honeysuckle; “a combination of pale pink and even paler yellow.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
- n. shrubby tree with silky foliage and spikes of cylindrical yellow nectarous flowers
- n. columbine of eastern North America having long-spurred red flowers
I stumbled on foundations of long-gone buildings, up the hill, under the gloom of oak and basswood trees, buried in honeysuckle, blackberry wild geranium.
Mention the word honeysuckle to Kevin and he will instinctively recite childhood memories that involve raiding honeysuckle bushes for nectar.
At the end of the book, Bernie says: "That honeysuckle is but one link in an endless limbic chain that contains all the smells of my family and of our life together."
The fly-honeysuckle is in full leaf, as well as in flower; it is one of our earliest shrubs.
See! the honeysuckle is twined in the thorn above our heads, and is giving out its scent around us, as if to bid us we1come
The face of the hill on the south side of the entrance possesses some good soil; and at the time of our visit* was covered with a profusion of herbage, and studded with groups of banksia, which the colonists call the honeysuckle; the wood of which is useful in ship-building on account of the crooked growth of its stem.
Finally, in the Erechtheum the upper part or necking of the shaft is enriched with an exquisitely wrought band of floral ornament, the so-called honeysuckle pattern.
One window is wholly shaded by sweet honeysuckle, which is now in blossom, filling the room with its mild fragrance.
You can help the process by surrounding the area with plants they like, such as honeysuckle, crossvine, bee balm, hollyhock and lantana.
Each morning, Mr. Willetts cycles from his home nearby, stopping off along the way to pick vegetation such as honeysuckle, borage, sweet violets, horehound and meadowsweet, which will end up on one of the dishes at the restaurant later that day.