yellow honeysuckle

  1. a spreading, twining vine, Lonicera flava, of the southern and eastern U.S., having fragrant, tubular, orange-yellow flowers.

Origin of yellow honeysuckle

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40

Words Nearby yellow honeysuckle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use yellow honeysuckle in a sentence

  • Anne gathered some sprays of pale-yellow honeysuckle and put them in her hair.

    Anne Of Green Gables | Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Dog roses and yellow honeysuckle in the hedges, poppies and tall white daisies in the fields, and waving feathery grasses.

    A Pair of Clogs | Amy Walton
  • "We want yellow honeysuckle climbing on the high wire," declared Roger.

    Ethel Morton's Enterprise | Mabell S.C. Smith