honeyflower

noun

: any of several flowers yielding nectar copiously: such as
a
: a plant of the genus Melianthus
b
: either of two Australian shrubs (Protea mellifera or the related Lambertia formosa)
d
: a sweet sultan (Centaurea moschata)

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of honeyflower was circa 1550

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“Honeyflower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeyflower. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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