honeysucker

[ huhn-ee-suhk-er ]
/ ˈhʌn iˌsʌk ər /

noun

a bird that feeds on the nectar of flowers.

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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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