any small, carnivorous plant of the genus Pinguicula, having leaves that secrete a viscid substance in which small insects are caught.
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a plant of the genus Pinguicula, esp P. vulgaris, that grows in wet places and has violet-blue spurred flowers and fleshy greasy glandular leaves on which insects are trapped and digested: family Lentibulariaceae
any of several composite plants of the genus Petasites, having large, woolly leaves said to have been used to wrap butter. Historical Examples Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution Agnes Arber Field and Hedgerow Richard Jefferies Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution Agnes Arber The Moths of the British Isles, First Series Richard South noun a plant […]
the plant family Ranunculaceae, typified by mostly herbaceous plants having usually alternate leaves, multistaminate flowers sometimes lacking petals but with colorful sepals, and including the anemone, buttercup, clematis, columbine, delphinium, and monkshood.
a small, usually dark-green squash that is a variety of Cucurbita maxima, having sweet orange flesh.
noun (NZ) the butterfat cheque, the total annual cash return for operations on a dairy farm