any of a genus (Drosera) of small plants of the sundew family, having leaves covered with adhesive hairs that trap insects, which are digested by the plant
Origin of sundewtranslated, translation of Medieval Latin ros solis from Classical Latin ros, dew (see race) + solis, genitive of sol, sun
designating a family (Droseraceae, order Nepenthales) of dicotyledonous plants, including the Venus' flytrap
Any of various insectivorous plants of the genus Drosera, growing in wet areas and having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap insects. Also called drosera .
Origin of sundewObsolete Dutch sondauw ( translation of Latin rōs sōlis dew of the sun ) son sun ( from Middle Dutch sonne ; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.) dauw dew ( from Middle Dutch dau ; see dheu-1 in Indo-European roots.)