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Definition of "honeysuckle" []

  • Any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Lonicera, having opposite leaves, fragrant, usually paired tubular flowers, and small berries. (noun)
  • Any of various similar or related plants. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "honeysuckle" in a sentence
  • "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.""