drosophyllum

noun dros·o·phyl·lum \ ˌdräsəˈfiləm \

Definition of drosophyllum

1 capitalized :a genus of insectivorous plants (family Droseraceae) having narrow leaves arranged like those of plants of the genus Drosera and yellow flowers with 10 stamens — compare sundew
2 plural drosophylla\-lə\ :any plant of the genus Drosophyllum called also flycatcher

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Origin and Etymology of drosophyllum

New Latin, from Greek drosos + New Latin -phyllum


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