honeypot, noun

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Also with initial capital.
Origin:
South African DutchShow more Calqued on South African Dutch hanepoot, see quotations 1913 and 1975.
hanepoot sense 1. Also attributive.
1798 Lady A. Barnard in Lord Lindsay Lives of Lindsays (1849) III. 403The Honipot grape.., a fleshy white grape, which is of the Muscatel nature and excellent.
1990 Stanger Mail 16 Feb. 1 (advt)‘Honeypot’ Grapes 99c per kg.
hanepoot1. Also attributive.

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