bladdernut

[blad-er-nuht]
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.

Origin:
bladder + nut

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bladdernut (ˈblædəˌnʌt)
 
n
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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The understory contains a wide variety of small trees and shrubs, such as pawpaw, bladdernut and ironwood.
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