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sarracenia

/ (ˌsærəˈsiːnɪə) /
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noun

any American pitcher plant of the genus Sarracenia, having single nodding flowers and leaves modified as pitchers that trap and digest insects: family Sarraceniaceae

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Word Origin for sarracenia

C18: New Latin, named after D. Sarrazin, 17th-century botanist of Quebec
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