the bladderlike fruit capsule of any shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, as S. trifolia, of the eastern U.S.
the shrub itself.
Some Winter Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell
Some Summer Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell
any temperate shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, esp S. pinnata of S Europe, that has bladder-like seed pods: family Staphyleaceae
the pod of any such tree
any of several plants belonging to the genera Alyssoides and Lesquerella, of the mustard family, having inflated seed pods. poison bean (def 1).
noun a Eurasian leguminous plant, Colutea arborescens, with yellow and red flowers and membranous inflated pods
the bladderlike, encysted larva of a tapeworm; a cysticercus or hydatid. noun an encysted saclike larva of the tapeworm. The main types are cysticercus, hydatid and coenurus
any of various plants of the genus Utricularia, including aquatic, terrestrial, and epiphytic forms throughout the world. Historical Examples The Call of the Wildflower Henry S. Salt Poachers and Poaching John Watson Little Masterpieces of Science: Various The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot Little Masterpieces of Science: Various noun any aquatic plant […]