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Origin of honey

before 900; Middle English hony,Old English hunig; cognate with Dutch, German honig,Old Norse hunang; akin to Greek kn膿k贸s pale yellow, tawny

OTHER WORDS FROM honey

hon路ey路ful, adjectivehon路ey路less, adjectivehon路ey路like, adjective
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How to use honey in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for honey

honey
/ (藞h蕦n瑟) /

noun
verb honeys, honeying, honeyed or honied
(tr) to sweeten with or as if with honey
(often foll by up) to talk to (someone) in a fond or flattering way

Derived forms of honey

honey-like, adjective

Word Origin for honey

Old English huneg; related to Old Norse hunang, Old Saxon hanig, German Honig, Greek kn膿kos yellowish, Sanskrit k谩naka- gold
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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