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nepenthes

[ ni-pen-theez ]
/ nɪˈpɛn θiz /
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noun, plural ne·pen·thes.
any of various tropical Asian and Australian pitcher plants of the genus Nepenthes, having leaves usually in the form of cylindrical tubes.
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Origin of nepenthes

From New Latin; see origin at nepenthe

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