trumpet honeysuckle

noun

Definition of trumpet honeysuckle

: a North American honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) with whorls of large coral-red or orange flowers having a narrow trumpet-shaped corolla

Examples of trumpet honeysuckle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Later in the spring and into summer, orange trumpet honeysuckle hangs from the trees overhead, and wild Lily of the Valley and coral root orchids blossom underfoot. Sunset, "Where to See Wildflowers This Season," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of trumpet honeysuckle

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Trumpet honeysuckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trumpet%20honeysuckle. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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