- n. [植] 金银花；忍冬；忍冬属植物
- adj. 忍冬属植物的
- honeysuckle (n.)
- mid-13c., from Old English hunigsuge, meaning perhaps honeysuckle, clover, or privet, literally "honey-suck" (see honey (n.) + suck) + diminutive suffix -el (2). So called because "honey" can be sucked from it. In Middle English sometimes a confused rendering of Latin locusta, taken as the name of a plant.
- 1. The evening air was sweet with the smell of honeysuckle.
- 2. The honeysuckle was streaming scent.
- 3. In my garden there are roses and two kinds of honeysuckle.
- 4. Once more he saw open honeysuckle.
- 5. A gentle breeze from the Blue Ridge Mountains carried the scent of honeysuckle.
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