flytrap


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fly·trap

 (flī′trăp′)
n.
1. A trap for catching flies.
2. An insectivorous plant, such as the Venus flytrap.

flytrap

(ˈflaɪˌtræp)
n
1. (Botany) any of various insectivorous plants, esp Venus's flytrap
2. a device for catching flies

fly•trap

(ˈflaɪˌtræp)

n.
1. any of various plants that entrap insects, esp. the Venus's-flytrap.
2. a trap for flies.
[1765–75]
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Noun1.flytrap - a trap for catching fliesflytrap - a trap for catching flies    
trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
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