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Ve•nus's-fly•trap  (vēnə siz flītrap′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. 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  Venus flytrap. 
  • 1760–70, American.

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Venus's-flytrap, Venus flytrap n
  1. an insectivorous plant, Dionaea muscipula, of Carolina, having hinged two-lobed leaves that snap closed when the sensitive hairs on the surface are touched: family Droseraceae
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