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Any of various insectivorous plants of the genus Drosera, growing in wet areas and having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap insects. Also called drosera.
(Plants) any of several bog plants of the genus Drosera, having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects: family Droseraceae
[C16: translation of Latin ros solis]
any of several small bog or aquatic plants, esp. of the genus Drosera.
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|Noun||1.||sundew - any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution|
carnivorous plant - plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals