bladderpod

bladderpod

[blad-er-pod]
noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genera Alyssoides and Lesquerella, of the mustard family, having inflated seed pods.
2.
poison bean ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1855–60; bladder + pod1, so called from its full shape

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bladderpod

noun
1. North American wild lobelia having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodic [syn: Indian tobacco
2. annual or perennial herbs with inflated seed pods; some placed in genus Lesquerella 
3. any of several plants of the genus Physaria having racemose yellow flowers and inflated pods 
4. any of several hairy North American herbs having yellow racemose flowers and inflated pods 
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