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Venus' flytrap[′vē·nəs ′flī‚trap]
Dionaea muscipula. An insectivorous plant (order Sarraceniales) of North and South Carolina; the two halves of a leaf blade can swing upward and inward as though hinged, thus trapping insects between the closing halves of the leaf blade.
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