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flytrap

[flahy-trap]
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noun
  1. any of various plants that entrap insects, especially Venus's-flytrap.
  2. a trap for flies.

Origin of flytrap

First recorded in 1765–75; fly2 + trap1
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British Dictionary definitions for fly trap

flytrap

noun
  1. any of various insectivorous plants, esp Venus's flytrap
  2. a device for catching flies
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