flytrap flytrap  /f ˈlaɪ ˌtræp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a trap for catching flies

Usage(s):

  1. He built a greenhouse and collected weird insect-eating plants like the Venus'-flytrap.
  2. It is also the story of ever-maudlin Ken, a kind of tame Venus's-flytrap, whom Amanda keeps around less for biological than for decorative reasons.
  3. Another is a Venus flytrap.

News

  1. NC group offers reward for stolen Venus flytraps

    A North Carolina environmental group is offering a $1,500 reward to find the thief who stole more than 1,000 Venus flytraps from a city garden in Wilmington. The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust says it was outraged by the theft at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden where the organization holds a conservation easement and hosts a Flytrap Frolic for children in the spring. Someone took ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. Boy to donate birthday money to replant stolen Venus Flytraps

    WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A Wilmington boy is donating all of his upcoming birthday money to help replant Venus Flytraps recently plundered from a park. Leo Jack is asking his friends and family for help so he can donate as much as possible to the recently created Flytrap Fund. Leo's sixth birthday is Monday, and he is intent on helping the rare carnivorous plants make a comeback. "Because they ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WWAY 3 Wilmington

  3. 1K Venus flytraps stolen from NC garden

    A North Carolina environmental group is offering a $1,500 reward to find the thief who stole more than 1,000 Venus flytraps from a city garden in Wilmington.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WXII-TV Winston-Salem

Quotes

  1. "Sometimes a team is just cold and you go through rough spots, like we all do," Ryan said. "But I thought we handled the screens well. Good hedge, good help, good use of what we call the flytrap and we chased well. Other than the two 3's that...
    on Nov 15, 2009 By: Bo Ryan Source: UW Badger Herald

  2. "They're monsters on the boards," said San Antonio's Becky Hammon, who is now in the odd position of being in the West's locker room. "I mean monsters. It's really hard to box them out. Cheryl is just like a big flytrap back there; she grabs...
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Becky Hammon Source: ESPN

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