bladderwort

[ blad-er-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˌblæd ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /

noun

any of various plants of the genus Utricularia, including aquatic, terrestrial, and epiphytic forms throughout the world.

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Origin of bladderwort

First recorded in 1805–15; bladder + wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for bladderwort

bladderwort
/ (ˈblædəˌwɜːt) /

noun

any aquatic plant of the genus Utricularia, some of whose leaves are modified as small bladders to trap minute aquatic animals: family Lentibulariaceae
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