Etymology
Advertisement

honeypot (n.)

also honey-pot, late 15c., from honey (n.) + pot (n.1).

updated on August 13, 2015

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of honeypot from WordNet

honeypot (n.)
South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes;
Synonyms: king protea / Protea cynaroides
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.