from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various mostly aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia, having small, specialized, urn-shaped bladders that trap minute insects and crustaceans.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of many aquatic carnivorous plants, of the genus Utricularia, that have open bladders that trap minute insects and crustaceans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus (Utricularia) of aquatic or marshy plants, which usually bear numerous vesicles in the divisions of the leaves. These serve as traps for minute animals. See ascidium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common name of members of the genus Utricularia, slender aquatic plants, the leaves of which are furnished with floating-bladders. See Utricularia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia some of whose leaves are modified as small urn-shaped bladders that trap minute aquatic animals
bladder + wort (Wiktionary)