Venus flytrap

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Venus flytrap

or Venus' flytrap also Venus's flytrap
n.
An insectivorous plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the coastal plain of the Carolinas. It has hinged two-lobed leaves that close to entrap insects that land on them.

Venus flytrap

A plant of North and South Carolina having leaf blades that are edged with bristles and that can close and trap insects. The insects are then digested and absorbed by the plant.
Translations

Venus flytrap

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Nao foi preciso aplicar defensivos naturais, pois foi feita catacao manual de lagartas (Agraulis vanilae e Dionae juno juno), enquanto a antracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) e a verrugose (Cladosporium herbarum) se mantiveram abaixo do dano economico.
7: hunc ego, si placet Dionae, / pro telo rigida mea cecidi ("If it pleases Dione, I have struck this one with my stiffy instead of my spear").