sundew

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noun sun·dew \ˈsən-(ˌ)dü, -(ˌ)dyü\

Definition of sundew

  1. :  any of a genus (Drosera of the family Droseraceae, the sundew family) of bog-inhabiting insectivorous herbs having leaves covered with gland-tipped adhesive hairs

1578

First Known Use of sundew

1578


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