huntsman's-cup

[ huhnts-muh nz-kuhp ]
/ ˈhʌnts mənzˈkʌp /

noun

a common pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea.

Nearby words

  1. huntington, collis potter,
  2. huntington, samuel,
  3. huntress,
  4. hunts,
  5. huntsman,
  6. huntsville,
  7. hunyadi,
  8. huon gulf,
  9. huon pine,
  10. hupa

Origin of huntsman's-cup

First recorded in 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for huntsman's-cup

huntsman's-cup

noun

US any of various pitcher plants of the genus Sarracenia, whose leaves are modified to form tubular pitchers
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