- an American honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, having spikes of large, tubular flowers, deep-red outside and yellow within.
Origin of trumpet honeysuckle
An Americanism dating back to 1725–35
Also called coral honeysuckle.
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- a North American honeysuckle shrub, Lonicera sempervirens, having orange, scarlet, or yellow trumpet-shaped flowers
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