- the Venus's-flytrap.
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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Examples from the Web for dionaea
Came that day which was the time appointed by Diana Triformis for her visit to Dionaea.
Druga related to Eos all the events that had transpired since the lopping off of Dionaea's head.
He lay there all night, waiting for his own life's blood to reanimate the mind of Dionaea.
The sleepy-eyed Dionaea poked her head above the covers at the sound of their entry.
We do not hesitate to class amongst vegetables the Drosera, the Dionaea, the Pinguicula, which are insectivorous plants.Creative Evolution