honeysucker


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honeysucker:

see honeyeaterhoneyeater
or honeysucker,
common name for arboreal birds comprising some 160 species of the family Meliphagidae, and found in Australia, New Zealand, and the SW Pacific. There is a single South American genus.
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By the time the finale -- a symphony in itself -- rolled around and Honeysucker intoned his stentorian admonition to "take up more pleasant and joyful sounds,'' the Ninth's inner juggernaut was happily churning away.
The Mastersingers will be joined by the Worcester Children's Chorus and guest soloists Jean Danton, soprano; Jacque Wilson, mezzo-soprano; William Hite, tenor; and Robert Honeysucker, baritone.
Joining the 100-member chorus will be special guest soloists Gina Beck, soprano; Krista River, alto; Charles Blandy, tenor; and Robert Honeysucker, bass.