honeysucker

[ huhn-ee-suhk-er ]
/ ˈhʌn iˌsʌk ər /

noun

a bird that feeds on the nectar of flowers.

Nearby words

  1. honeyguide,
  2. honeymoon,
  3. honeymoon bridge,
  4. honeymoon is over, the,
  5. honeypot,
  6. honeysuckle,
  7. honeysuckle family,
  8. honeysuckle ornament,
  9. honeytrap,
  10. honeywort

Origin of honeysucker

First recorded in 1765–75; honey + sucker

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British Dictionary definitions for honeysucker

honeysucker

/ (ˈhʌnɪˌsʌkə) /

noun

any bird, esp a honey-eater, that feeds on nectar
another name for honey mouse
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