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Lustwort definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LUST'WORT, n. [lust and wort.] A plant of the genus Drosera.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lustwort Lust"wort` n. (Bot.) See Sundew.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sundew Sun"dew`, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Drosera, low bog plants whose leaves are beset with pediceled glands which secrete a viscid fluid that glitters like dewdrops and attracts and detains insects. After an insect is caught, the glands curve inward like tentacles and the leaf digests it. Called also lustwort.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. (Bot.) Sundew (Drosera).

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