Venus flytrap


Venus fly·trap

noun \-ˈflī-ˌtrap\

: a plant that has the tip of each leaf formed into a trap for capturing insects which it eats

Full Definition of VENUS FLYTRAP

:  an insectivorous plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the sundew family of the Carolina coast with the leaf apex modified into an insect trap —called also Venus's-flytrap

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First Known Use of VENUS FLYTRAP

1930

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