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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