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dros·er·a

 (drŏs′ər-ə)
n.
See sundew.

[Greek, feminine of droseros, dewy, from drosos, dew.]
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drosera

(ˈdrɒsərə)
n
an insectivorous plant of the genus Drosera
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Noun1.drosera - the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plantsDrosera - the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Droseraceae, family Droseraceae, sundew family - a family of carnivorous herbs and shrubs
daily dew, sundew, sundew plant - any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution
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