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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 catch·fly /ˈkæʧˌflaɪ, ˈkɛʧ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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