Definition of honey plant in English:

honey plant

noun

  • 1Any plant which provides a particularly valuable nectar source for bees, and hence useful in the production of honey.

  • 2Any of various plants that are used as sweeteners, that yield abundant nectar, or whose flowers have a sweet smell.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in New Annual Register 1814. From honey + plant.

Pronunciation

honey plant

/ˈhʌnɪ plant//ˈhʌnɪ plɑːnt/