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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects.

Usage examples (28)
  • The bloom ilk ward and the sundew hung with diamonds
  • To my great delight I found it to be an old home acquaintance, a species of Drosera, closely resembling our own sundew (‘Drosera Anglia’).
  • Two Heliamphoras pulchella and minor ‘Chiamanta’, two pots of Utricularia nelumbifolia, a bromeliad that has a utric plantlet in it, and a sundew:
  • Bogs support some of the most interesting plants in the United States (like the carnivorous sundew), and provide habitat to animals threatened by human encroachment. for more
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