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car·niv·o·rous plant

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  1. carnivorous plantnoun

    insectivorous plant

  2. carnivorous plantnoun

    any of several unrelated plants modified to capture and digest animals, especially insects, which supply nitrogen that may otherwise be unavailable in their habitat

    insectivorous plant

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  1. carnivorous plantnoun

    plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals

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    What's particularly unique about this carnivorous plant is that it traps insects near its insect-pollinated flowers, on the surface, this seems like a conflict between carnivory and pollination because you don't want to kill the insects that are helping you reproduce.

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