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Definition of Honey


  1. A sweet viscid fluid, esp. that collected by bees from flowers of plants, and deposited in the cells of the honeycomb.
  2. That which is sweet or pleasant, like honey.
  3. Sweet one; -- a term of endearment.
  4. To be gentle, agreeable, or coaxing; to talk fondly; to use endearments; also, to be or become obsequiously courteous or complimentary; to fawn.
  5. To make agreeable; to cover or sweeten with, or as with, honey.

Honey Quotations

A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Victor Hugo

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
Robert Green Ingersoll

It's quite amazing to me, as I walk around a supermarket or a health food shop, to observe the number of Fairtrade choices: not just staples such as coffee, tea, fresh fruits and rice, but cocoa and chocolate, herbs and spices, honey, ice cream, and jams.
Sheherazade Goldsmith

The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them.
Saint Francis de Sales
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Honey Translations

honey in Afrikaans is heuning
honey in Danish is honning
honey in Dutch is honing
honey in Finnish is hunaja
honey in French is miel
honey in German is Honig
honey in Italian is miele
honey in Latin is mel mellis
honey in Norwegian is honning
honey in Portuguese is mel
honey in Spanish is miel
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