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Ve•nus's-fly•trap



Pronunciation: (vē'nu-siz-flī'trap"), [key]
n.
a carnivorous plant, Dionaea muscipula, native to bogs of North and South Carolina, having roundish leaves with two lobes that close like a trap when certain delicate hairs on them are irritated, as by a fly: the range is now reduced, though the plants are still locally abundant. Also called Ve'nus fly'trap.

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