Venus flytrap
noun Date: 1930 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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  • Venus' flytrap — ☆ Venus flytrap n. a white flowered swamp plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the sundew family, native to the Carolinas, having sensitive leaves with two hinged blades that snap shut, often trapping insects * * * …   Universalium

  • Venus flytrap — ► NOUN ▪ a plant with hinged leaves that spring shut on and digest insects which land on them …   English terms dictionary

  • Venus' flytrap — ☆ Venus flytrap n. a white flowered swamp plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the sundew family, native to the Carolinas, having sensitive leaves with two hinged blades that snap shut, often trapping insects …   English World dictionary

  • Venus Flytrap — For other uses, see Venus Flytrap (disambiguation). Venus Flytrap Venus Flytrap leaf …   Wikipedia

  • Venus flytrap — UK [ˌviːnəs ˈflaɪtræp] / US [ˌvɪnəs ˈflaɪˌtræp] noun [countable] Word forms Venus flytrap : singular Venus flytrap plural Venus flytraps a plant with leaves that open and close to catch insects …   English dictionary

  • Venus flytrap — jautrusis musėkautas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Saulašarinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Dionaea muscipula), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dionaea muscipula angl. Venus flytrap; Venus flytrap šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Venus' flytrap — jautrusis musėkautas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Saulašarinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Dionaea muscipula), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dionaea muscipula angl. Venus flytrap; Venus flytrap šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Venus flytrap — Dionée attrape mouche Dionée attrape mouche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Venus flytrap — /vinəs ˈflaɪtræp/ (say veenuhs fluytrap) noun a plant, Dionæa muscipula, native to the south eastern US, whose leaves have two lobes which close like a trap when certain delicate hairs on them are irritated, as by a fly. Also, Venus s flytrap …   Australian English dictionary

  • venus flytrap — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized V : venus s flytrap …   Useful english dictionary

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