catchfly vs silene what difference

what is difference between catchfly and silene

English

Etymology

catch +‎ fly

Noun

catchfly (plural catchflies)

  1. Any of several unrelated plants that have sticky leaves on which flies become stuck; especially, the silenes or campions.

Derived terms

  • sticky catchfly

Anagrams

  • flycatch


English

Noun

silene (plural silenes)

  1. (chemistry) a molecule containing a silicon atom which forms a double bond
  2. (organic chemistry) an organosilene, a molecule containing a silicon atom doubly bonded to a carbon atom
  3. (inorganic chemistry) a silicon analog of alkenes containing at least one silicon-silicon double bond.
  4. (botany) Any of several plants of the genus Silene – the campions

Derived terms

  • silenyl
  • disilene

Related terms

  • silane
  • silyne
  • disilane
  • disilyne

Anagrams

  • Inslee, enisle, ensile, lienes, senile

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