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bladdernut

[blad-er-nuht] /ˈblæd ərˌnʌt/
noun
1.
the bladderlike fruit capsule of any shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, as S. trifolia, of the eastern U.S.
2.
the shrub itself.
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bladdernut

/ˈblædəˌnʌt/
noun
1.
any temperate shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, esp S. pinnata of S Europe, that has bladder-like seed pods: family Staphyleaceae
2.
the pod of any such tree
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bladdernut

any shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea of the family Staphyleaceae. All of the 10-15 known species occur in the North Temperate Zone

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