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sundew

[suhn-doo, -dyoo] /ˈsʌnˌdu, -ˌdyu/
noun
1.
any of several small, carnivorous bog plants of the genus Drosera, having sticky hairs that trap insects.
Also called dew plant, rosa solis.
Origin of sundew
1570-1580
1570-80; < Dutch sondauw (compare German Sonnentau), translation of Latin rōs sōlis dew of the sun
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sundew

/ˈsʌnˌdjuː/
noun
1.
any of several bog plants of the genus Drosera, having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects: family Droseraceae
Word Origin
C16: translation of Latin ros solis
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