flytrap

[ flahy-trap ]
/ ˈflaɪˌtræp /

noun

any of various plants that entrap insects, especially Venus's-flytrap.
a trap for flies.

Nearby words

  1. flyscreen,
  2. flyspeck,
  3. flystrike,
  4. flyte,
  5. flytier,
  6. flyway,
  7. flyweight,
  8. flywheel,
  9. flywhisk,
  10. flânerie

Origin of flytrap

First recorded in 1765–75; fly2 + trap1

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British Dictionary definitions for fly trap

flytrap

/ (ˈflaɪˌtræp) /

noun

any of various insectivorous plants, esp Venus's flytrap
a device for catching flies
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