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bladderwort

[blad-er-wurt, -wawrt] /ˌblæd ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
any of various plants of the genus Utricularia, including aquatic, terrestrial, and epiphytic forms throughout the world.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; bladder + wort2
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  • The bladderwort has an equally sophisticated way of setting its underwater trap.
  • Yellow and white pond lilys were reported fringing the shoreline, bladderwort was also reported.
British Dictionary definitions for bladderwort

bladderwort

/ˈblædəˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
any aquatic plant of the genus Utricularia, some of whose leaves are modified as small bladders to trap minute aquatic animals: family Lentibulariaceae
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