Definition of caprifolium
1 capitalized, in some especially former classifications : a genus of plants that is the type of the family Caprifoliaceae but is now usually considered a subgenus of Lonicera
2 plural -s : a plant of the family Caprifoliaceae (as a honeysuckle)
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Origin and Etymology of caprifolium
New Latin, from Medieval Latin, honeysuckle, from Latin capri- + folium leaf — more at blade
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