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
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun any of various
insectivorous plantsof the generaSarracenia, Nepenthes, or Darlingtonia that have pitcher-like leaveswith slippery sidesthat attractand 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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