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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.
Historical Examples

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


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