drosera

drosera

[dros-er-uh]
noun
any of several insectivorous plants of the genus Drosera, having leaves covered with sticky hairs, comprising the sundews.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (Linnaeus), the genus name < Greek droserá, feminine of droserós dewy, equivalent to drós(os) dew + -eros adj. suffix

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drosera

noun
the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants 
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