honeydew

[ huhn-ee-doo, -dyoo ]SEE DEFINITION OF honeydew

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Edward smoked his honeydew, and Mary looked at him with placid affection.

The honeydew of aphids very attractive to moths and roaches.

Macheson produced his pipe, and his host a great tin of honeydew.

Honeydew: Ay, Jarvis; but what will fill their mouths in the meantime?

Yes, Mrs. Honeydew—go and ask if they can't let me have De Vere.

It was to have been sweet as honeydew—and behold, it was nothing but bitterness!

Honeydew: But I am sure we were at a great deal of trouble in getting him to lend it.

Observations have shown that each individual plant-louse may produce from five to seven drops of honeydew in twenty-four hours.

Although the honeydew does not come from the little tubes on the back of the plant-louse, yet those tubes have their uses.

A copious production of honeydew by plant lice, scale insects, etc., may be at the bottom of some of the rain-tree stories.

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