from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various carnivorous plants chiefly of the genera Sarracenia, Nepenthes, and Darlingtonia, having tubular fluid-filled leaves that absorb nutrients from trapped insects.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plant whose leaves are so modified as to form a pitcher or ascidium. See cut under ascidium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun any of various insectivorous plants of the genera Sarracenia, Nepenthes, or Darlingtonia that have pitcher-like leaves with slippery sides that attract and trap insects

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales


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