Definition of red honeysuckle in US English:

red honeysuckle


  • 1Any of several plants having reddish flowers, foliage, or wood thought to resemble common honeysuckle, Lonicera perclymenum, in some way.

  • 2Red clover, Trifolium pratense; or the inflorescence of this plant.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Parkinson (1566/7–1650), apothecary and herbalist.