trumpets

[ truhm-pits ]
/ ˈtrʌm pɪts /

noun, plural trum·pets.

a showy pitcher plant, Sarracenia flava, of the southeastern United States, having prominently veined, crimson-throated, yellow-green leaves and yellow flowers from 2 to 4 inches (5.1 to 10.2 centimeters) wide.

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Also called trumpet-leaf, yellow pitcher plant.

Origin of trumpets

Plural of trumpet
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