Definition of Venus's–flytrap



  1. :  an insectivorous plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the family Droseraceae found on the coast of the Carolinas and having the leaf apex modified into a ciliate margined insect trap of which the inner surface is provided with hairs that are sensitive to contact and cause the halves of the leaf to come together when touched

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a trip made at another's expense

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