bush honey-suckle

bush honeysuckle

any of several shrubs of the genus Diervilla, of eastern North America, having clusters of yellowish flowers.

1810–20, Americanism

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bush honeysuckle

1. a honeysuckle shrub of southern Russia to central Asia 
2. bush honeysuckle of southeastern United States having large crowded clusters of sulfur-yellow flowers 
3. spreading bush of northeastern United States having small clusters of fragrant green and yellow flowers 
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