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1. Any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Lonicera, having opposite leaves, fragrant, usually paired tubular flowers, and small berries.
2. Any of various similar or related plants.
[Middle English honysoukel, alteration of honisouke, from Old English hunīsūce : hunig, honey + sūcan, to suck; see suck.]
1. (Plants) any temperate caprifoliaceous shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera: cultivated for their fragrant white, yellow, or pink tubular flowers
2. (Plants) any of several similar plants
3. (Plants) any of various Australian trees or shrubs of the genus Banksia, having flowers in dense spikes: family Proteaceae
[Old English hunigsūce, from honey + suck; see suckle]
hon•ey•suck•le(ˈhʌn iˌsʌk əl)
any upright or climbing shrub of the genus Lonicera, esp. L.lonicera, having fragrant white, yellow, or red tubular flowers.
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|Noun||1.||honeysuckle - shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera|
Lonicera albiflora, white honeysuckle - bushy honeysuckle with twining branches and white or yellow-white flowers; southern United States
American fly honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle, Lonicera canadensis - erect deciduous North American shrub with yellow-white flowers
Italian honeysuckle, Italian woodbine, Lonicera caprifolium - deciduous climbing shrub with fragrant yellow-white flowers in axillary whorls
Lonicera dioica, yellow honeysuckle - twining deciduous shrub with clusters of purple-tinged yellow-green flowers; northeastern America
Lonicera flava, yellow honeysuckle - climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant yellow (later orange) flowers in terminal whorls; southeastern United States
hairy honeysuckle, Lonicera hirsuta - twining deciduous shrub with hairy leaves and spikes of yellow-orange flowers; northeastern America
Japanese honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica - an Asiatic trailing evergreen honeysuckle with half-evergreen leaves and fragrant white flowers turning yellow with age; has become a weed in some areas
Hall's honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica halliana - a variety of Japanese honeysuckle that grows like a vine; established as an aggressive escape in southeastern United States
Lonicera morrowii, Morrow's honeysuckle - a grey deciduous honeysuckle shrub paired white flowers turning yellow; Japan
Lonicera periclymenum, woodbine - European twining honeysuckle with fragrant red and yellow-white flowers
coral honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, trumpet honeysuckle, trumpet vine, trumpet flower - evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowers
bush honeysuckle, Lonicera tatarica, Tartarian honeysuckle - a honeysuckle shrub of southern Russia to central Asia
European fly honeysuckle, European honeysuckle, Lonicera xylosteum - cultivated Eurasian shrub with twin yellowish-white flowers and scarlet fruit
|2.||honeysuckle - shrubby tree with silky foliage and spikes of cylindrical yellow nectarous flowers|
banksia - any shrub or tree of the genus Banksia having alternate leathery leaves apetalous yellow flowers often in showy heads and conelike fruit with winged seeds
|3.||honeysuckle - columbine of eastern North America having long-spurred red flowers|
genus Aquilegia - columbine
cây kim ngân
honeysuckle[ˈhʌnɪˌsʌkl] N → madreselva f
honeysuckle[ˈhʌnisʌkəl] n → chèvrefeuille m
n → Geißblatt nt