tipitiwitchet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lenape titipiwitshik.

Noun[edit]

tipitiwitchet (plural not attested)

  1. (dated, dialectal) Venus flytrap.
    • 1978, David Scofield Wilson, In the Presence of Nature, page 100:
      He saw character in wasps, volition in tipitiwitchets, excitement in pine trees, order in bird migrations and glory in the heavens.