drosera

[ dros-er-uh ]
/ ˈdrɒs ər ə /
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noun

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

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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