honeysucker

[huhn-ee-suhk-er]

Origin of honeysucker

First recorded in 1765–75; honey + sucker
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British Dictionary definitions for honeysucker

honeysucker

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