Definition of lonicera in English:

lonicera

noun

  • A plant of a genus which comprises the honeysuckles.

    Genus Lonicera, family Caprifoliaceae

    • ‘They include Comandra umbellata, Diervilla lonicera, Hieracium aurantiacum, and Sisyrinchium angustifolium.’

Origin

Modern Latin, named after Adam Lonitzer (1528–86), German botanist.

Pronunciation

lonicera

/lɒˈnɪs(ə)rə/