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bush honeysuckle

noun
1.
any of several shrubs of the genus Diervilla, of eastern North America, having clusters of yellowish flowers.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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bush honeysuckle

any of three species of low shrubs in the genus Diervilla, belonging to the family Diervillaceae, all native to eastern North America. They are frequently confused with Tartarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tartarica), which is often called honeysuckle bush (see honeysuckle).

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