honeyflower

honeyflower
noun
1. erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Lambertia, ↑genus Lambertia
2. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously
Hypernyms: ↑protea
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Protea

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: any of several flowers yielding nectar copiously: as
a. : a plant of the genus Melianthus
b. : either of two Australian shrubs (Protea mellifera or the related Lambertia formosa)
d. : a sweet sultan (Centaurea moschata)

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