drosera

[ dros-er-uh ]
/ ˈdrɒs ər ə /

noun

any of several insectivorous plants of the genus Drosera, having leaves covered with sticky hairs, comprising the sundews.

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Origin of drosera

<New Latin (Linnaeus), the genus name <Greek droserá, feminine of droserós dewy, equivalent to drós(os) dew + -eros adj. suffix
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