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 for Catchfly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Catchfly \Catch"fly\, n. (Bot.)
     A plant with the joints of the stem, and sometimes other
     parts, covered with a viscid secretion to which small insects
     adhere. The species of Silene are examples of the catchfly.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  catchfly
      n 1: any plant of the genus Silene [syn: silene, campion,
           catchfly]
      2: mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects;
         widespread in north temperate zone [syn: lychnis,
         catchfly]

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