bladderwort bladderwort

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of numerous aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia some of whose leaves are modified as small urn-shaped bladders that trap minute aquatic animals

Usage(s):

  1. If mosquito larvae in the abaters' sump don't watch out, the bladderwort plant will get them.
  2. The bladderwort is an underwater plant whose bladders are equipped with elastic, one-way valves.
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