trumpet honeysuckle
noun Date: circa 1731 a North American honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) with whorls of large coral-red or orange flowers having a narrow trumpet-shaped corolla

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  • Trumpet honeysuckle — Trumpet Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet honeysuckle — ☆ trumpet honeysuckle n. an American honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) with trumpet shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • trumpet honeysuckle — noun evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral red or orange flowers • Syn: ↑coral honeysuckle, ↑trumpet flower, ↑trumpet vine, ↑Lonicera sempervirens • Hypernyms: ↑honeysuckle • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpet honeysuckle — an American honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, having spikes of large, tubular flowers, deep red outside and yellow within. Also called coral honeysuckle. [1725 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • trumpet honeysuckle — trum′pet hon′eysuckle n. pln an American honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, having spikes of large red flowers • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • trumpet honeysuckle — /trʌmpət ˈhʌnisʌkəl/ (say trumpuht huneesukuhl) noun an American honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, with large tubular flowers, deep red outside and yellow within …   Australian English dictionary

  • Trumpet — Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved (once or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trumpet animalcule — Trumpet Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trumpet ash — Trumpet Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet ash — Trumpet Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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