bush honeysuckle


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bush honeysuckle

n.
1. Any of three eastern North American shrubs of the genus Diervilla, having opposite, deciduous leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
2. Any of several shrubby honeysuckle plants of the genus Lonicera, especially certain Eurasian species that have become naturalized in North America, such as L. maackii and L. tatarica.
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Noun1.bush honeysuckle - a honeysuckle shrub of southern Russia to central Asiabush honeysuckle - a honeysuckle shrub of southern Russia to central Asia
honeysuckle - shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
2.bush honeysuckle - bush honeysuckle of southeastern United States having large crowded clusters of sulfur-yellow flowers
Diervilla, genus Diervilla - small genus of low deciduous shrubs: bush honeysuckles
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
3.bush honeysuckle - spreading bush of northeastern United States having small clusters of fragrant green and yellow flowersbush honeysuckle - spreading bush of northeastern United States having small clusters of fragrant green and yellow flowers
Diervilla, genus Diervilla - small genus of low deciduous shrubs: bush honeysuckles
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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