American bladdernut


Definition of American bladdernut

: a shrub or small tree (Staphylea trifolia) of eastern North America with trifoliolate leaves, drooping clusters of white flowers, and a bladdery capsule

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First Known Use of American bladdernut

1754, in the meaning defined above

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“American bladdernut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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