Definition of Sundews

1. Noun. (plural of sundew) ¹



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Definition of Sundews

1. sundew [n] - See also: sundew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sundews

sundarts
sundeck
sundecks
sunder
sunder out
sunderance
sundered
sunderer
sunderers
sundering
sunderling
sunders
sundew
sundew family
sundew plant
sundews (current term)
sundial
sundial lupine
sundials
sundiusite
sundog
sundogs
sundown
sundown syndrome
sundowned
sundowner
sundowner's syndrome
sundowner syndrome
sundowners
sundowners syndrome

Literary usage of Sundews

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1. Chapters in Modern Botany by Patrick Geddes (1893)
"But he supposed that the insects were captured accidentally, and subsequently allowed to escape. The Venus Fly-Trap, like its allies the sundews, ..."

2. Chapters in Modern Botany by Patrick Geddes (1893)
"The Venus Fly-Trap, like its allies the sundews, grows on the wet moorland. A circle of more or less prostrate ..."

3. The Great World's Farm: Some Account of Nature's Crops and how They are Grown by Selina Gaye (1900)
"The sundews, British plants nearly related to the Fly-trap, openly catch prey, ... In the small space of one square foot, six sundews have been seen growing ..."

4. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"... plants found also on the flats and in the swamps of the coast plain, including insectivorous sundews, bladderworts, and pitcher plants. ..."

5. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... ^E.—sundews. Sepals 5, persistent, equal, with an imbricate aestivation, Corolla of 5 nearly equal petals. Stamens distinct, either equal in number ..."

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