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Noun: Venus flytrap
  1. Carnivorous plant of coastal plains of the Carolinas having sensitive hinged marginally bristled leaf blades that close and entrap insects
    - Venus's flytrap, Venus's flytraps, Dionaea muscipula

Derived forms: Venus flytraps

Type of: carnivorous plant

Part of: Dionaea, genus Dionaea

Encyclopedia: Venus flytrap