Honeyed

Hon"eyed

(?), a. 1. Covered with honey.
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2. Sweet, as, honeyed words. Milton.
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honey eater

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honey-eater

n. One of numerous species of small passerine birds of the family Meliphagid having tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar, abundant in Australia and Oceania; -- called also honeysucker.
Syn. -- honeysucker.
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honeyflower

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honey flower

n. 1. (Bot.) An erect bushy shrub (Lambertia formosa) of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.
Syn. -- mountain devil, Lambertia formosa.
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2. (Bot.) The Australian shrub (Protea mellifera) whose flowers yield honey copiously.
Syn. -- Protea mellifera.
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3. (Bot.), An evergreen shrub of the genus Melianthus, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The flowers yield much honey.
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