Byb·​lis | \ ˈbiblə̇s \

Definition of Byblis

: a small genus of low Australian shrubs with a superficial resemblance to the sundews that in some classifications is isolated in a monotypic family but is more commonly included in Droseraceae

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History and Etymology for Byblis

New Latin, from Latin Byblis, a nymph, from Greek

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“Byblis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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