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Definitions for honeysuckle
ˈhʌn iˌsʌk əlhon·ey·suck·le

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honeysucklenoun

    shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera

  2. honeysuckle, Australian honeysuckle, coast banksia, Banksia integrifolianoun

    shrubby tree with silky foliage and spikes of cylindrical yellow nectarous flowers

  3. meeting house, honeysuckle, Aquilegia canadensisnoun

    columbine of eastern North America having long-spurred red flowers


  1. honeysucklenoun

    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.


  1. Honeysuckle

    Honeysuckles are arching shrubs or twining vines in the genus Lonicera () of the family Caprifoliaceae, native to northern latitudes in North America and Eurasia. Approximately 180 species of honeysuckle have been identified in both continents. Widely known species include Lonicera periclymenum (common honeysuckle or woodbine), Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle, white honeysuckle, or Chinese honeysuckle) and Lonicera sempervirens (coral honeysuckle, trumpet honeysuckle, or woodbine honeysuckle). L. japonica is an aggressive, highly invasive species considered a significant pest on the continents of North America, Europe, South America, Australia, and Africa.Some species are highly fragrant and colorful, so are cultivated as ornamental garden plants. In North America, hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers, especially L. sempervirens and L. ciliosa (orange honeysuckle). Honeysuckle derives its name from the edible sweet nectar obtainable from its tubular flowers. The name Lonicera stems from Adam Lonicer, a Renaissance botanist.


  1. honeysuckle

    Honeysuckle is a type of flowering plant that belongs to the Caprifoliaceae family, native to temperate zones around the world. It comprises approximately 180 species of shrubs or climbing vines known for their tubular or bell-shaped fragrant flowers that are typically white, yellow, or pink. They are often used for decorative and landscaping purposes, and some species are known for their potential medicinal uses. The name 'honeysuckle' is often used to refer to the sweet nectar that can be sucked from the base of the flowers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honeysucklenoun

    one of several species of flowering plants, much admired for their beauty, and some for their fragrance

  2. Etymology: [Cf. AS. hunisge privet. See Honey, and Suck.]


  1. Honeysuckle

    Honeysuckles are arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 180 species of honeysuckle, 100 of which occur in China; Europe, India and North America, with about 20 native species each. Widely known species include Lonicera periclymenum, Lonicera japonica and Lonicera sempervirens. Hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers on some of these plants, especially L. sempervirens and L. ciliosa. The name Lonicera stems from Adam Lonicer, a Renaissance botanist.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Honeysuckle is ranked #147253 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Honeysuckle surname appeared 112 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Honeysuckle.

    87.5% or 98 total occurrences were White.
    10.7% or 12 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honeysuckle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honeysuckle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Vladan Kuzmanović:

    Sabism is an art and theatric movement of 21st century occupied with the philotipes, mythologic forms, schematism and chromatic scales, dual art, logism of color, cult art, conglomeration. As an art movement it tries to explore word act, group performance, collective structure, fruitfulness and aesthetics of multitude through philotipes as implicit connotation of colors or schemes in their general use (honeysuckle yellow, female, courtly, savage, dionysiaque).

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