fly honeysuckle

either of two honeysuckle shrubs, Lonicera canadensis, of eastern North America, or L. xylosteum, of Eurasia, having paired yellowish flowers tinged with red.
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  • Fly Honeysuckle — may refer to: * Lonicera canadensis American Fly Honeysuckle * Lonicera oblongifolia – Swamp Fly Honeysuckle * Lonicera villosa – Mountain Fly Honeysuckle * Lonicera xylosteum (European) Fly Honeysuckle, Dwarf Honeysuckle, Fly Woodbine …   Wikipedia

  • Fly honeysuckle — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly honeysuckle — noun erect deciduous North American shrub with yellow white flowers • Syn: ↑American fly honeysuckle, ↑Lonicera canadensis • Hypernyms: ↑honeysuckle • Hyponyms: ↑swamp fly honeysuckle • …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly honeysuckle — paprastasis sausmedis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lonicera xylosteum angl. European honeysuckle; fly honeysuckle; spurge flax vok. Beinholz; rote Heckenkirsche rus. жимолость лесная; жимолость обыкновенная; жимолость пушистая… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • fly honeysuckle — dengtažiedis sausmedis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lonicera involucrata angl. bearberry honeysuckle; fly honeysuckle vok. Bärenbeere rus. жимолость покрывальная lenk. suchodrzew skrytoowocowy …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • fly honeysuckle — /flaɪ ˈhʌnisʌkəl/ (say fluy huneesukuhl) noun a deciduous shrub with yellowish paired flowers, Lonicera xylosteum, growing in woods and hedges throughout Europe and northern and western Asia …   Australian English dictionary

  • American fly honeysuckle — noun erect deciduous North American shrub with yellow white flowers • Syn: ↑fly honeysuckle, ↑Lonicera canadensis • Hypernyms: ↑honeysuckle • Hyponyms: ↑swamp fly honeysuckle • Member Hol …   Useful english dictionary

  • swamp fly honeysuckle — noun a variety of fly honeysuckle • Hypernyms: ↑American fly honeysuckle, ↑fly honeysuckle, ↑Lonicera canadensis …   Useful english dictionary

  • European fly honeysuckle — noun cultivated Eurasian shrub with twin yellowish white flowers and scarlet fruit • Syn: ↑European honeysuckle, ↑Lonicera xylosteum • Hypernyms: ↑honeysuckle • Member Holonyms: ↑Lonicera, ↑genus Lonicera * …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountain fly honeysuckle — noun : a common erect shrub (Lonicera villosa) of the north temperate zone with yellow flowers and bluish black berries …   Useful english dictionary

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