honey-sucker

honeysucker

[huhn-ee-suhk-er]
noun
1.
a bird that feeds on the nectar of flowers.

Origin:
1765–75; honey + sucker

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honeysucker (ˈhʌnɪˌsʌkə)
 
n
1.  any bird, esp a honey-eater, that feeds on nectar
2.  another name for honey mouse

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