Definition of Honey-flower

1. Noun. Erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.

Exact synonyms: Honeyflower, Lambertia Formosa, Mountain Devil
Group relationships: Genus Lambertia, Lambertia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



2. Noun. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously.
Exact synonyms: Honeyflower, Protea Mellifera
Group relationships: Genus Protea
Generic synonyms: Protea

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honey-flower

honester
honestest
honestetee
honestie
honesties
honesting
honestly
honestness
honesty
honesty is the best policy
honewort
honeworts
honey
honey-bag
honey-do list
honey-flower (current term)
honey-mouthed
honey-pot ant
honey-pot ants
honey-tongued
honey badger
honey badgers
honey bear
honey bears
honey bee
honey bees
honey bell
honey berry
honey bun
honey bunny

Literary usage of Honey-flower

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Flor'imol [honey-flower]. A damsel of great beauty, but so timid that she feared the " smallest monstrous mouse that creeps on floor," and was abused by ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"THE honey-flower. Lin. Syst. ... signifying literally honey-flower ; and it alludes to a hollow projection in the ... THE LARGER honey-flower. SYNONYMES. ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Honey-Eucalypt, ;/. See Box- tree, Yellow. honey-flower, ;/. ... 37: "'honey-flower' or 'honeysuckle,' a plant as well known to small boys about Sydney as ..."

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