[1950s+; fr the early 19th-century honeyfuggle, of obscure origin, which meant ”cheat, swindle”; the present sense must come fr assimilation with fuck]
- Honey fungus
noun 1. an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Armillaria mellea, having a yellow-spotted cap and wrinkled stems, parasitic on the roots of woody plants, which it may kill by root rot. It spreads by thin black underground strands Also called bootlace fungus
noun 1. gilding of ceramics with a mixture of gold leaf and honey, later fired to fix the gold.
noun 1. a thorny North American tree, Gleditsia triacanthos, of the legume family, having small, compound leaves and pods with a sweet pulp. noun 1. a thorny leguminous tree, Gleditsia triacanthos of E North America, that has long pods containing a sweet-tasting pulp 2. another name for mesquite
noun 1. any of several small, usually dull-colored birds of the family Indicatoridae, of Africa and southern Asia, certain species of which are noted for their habit of leading people or animals to nests of honeybees in order to feed on the honey, larvae, and wax of the nests after they have been broken open. […]