dionaea

[dahy-uh-nee-uh]
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noun

the Venus's-flytrap.

Nearby words

  1. diol,
  2. diolefin,
  3. diomede islands,
  4. diomedes,
  5. dion,
  6. dione,
  7. dionysia,
  8. dionysiac,
  9. dionysian,
  10. dionysius

Origin of dionaea

< New Latin Dionaea (1773), the genus name < Greek Diōnaía, feminine of Diōnaîos pertaining to Diṓnē a metronymic name for Aphrodite; see Dione

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