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Pinguicula definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants; Europe and America to Antarctica [syn: Pinguicula, genus Pinguicula]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pinguicula Pin*guic"u*la, n. [NL., fr. L. pinguiculus somewhat fat, fattish.] (Bot.) See Butterwort.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Butterwort But"ter*wort`, n. (Bot.) A genus of low herbs (Pinguicula) having simple leaves which secrete from their glandular upper surface a viscid fluid, to which insects adhere, after which the margin infolds and the insects are digested by the plant. The species are found mostly in the North Temperate zone.



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