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Word of the day for August 18
honey plant n
  1. (beekeeping) Any plant, all of them eudicots, from which bees usually collect nectar, pollen, or both for making honey.
  2. (botany) The name of a number of unrelated plants.
    1. A plant of the genus Hoya, especially the porcelainflower or waxplant (Hoya carnosa) from the tendency for excess nectar to drip from its flowers.
    2. A plant of the genus Melissa, especially lemon balm (Melissa officinalis).
    3. Bishop's weed or false Queen Anne's lace (Ammi majus).
PointingHand.svg Today, the third Saturday in August in 2018, is [[]]National Honey Bee Day in the United States, which was started by beekeepers in 2009 to build awareness about the bee industry.
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