noun, plural catch·flies.
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Origin of catchfly
Words nearby catchfly
Example sentences from the Web for catchfly
It turned out to be a catchfly, and, like the Kentucky warbler, it became common a little later.Spring notes from Tennessee|Bradford Torrey
A Catchfly which is not viscid, with the flowers collected into a tuft.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
It feeds on the seeds of catchfly, campion, and will eat those of sweet-william and garden pinks.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
They are found on many plants, such as Salvia glutinosa, Plumbago, and Catchfly.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot