bagpod

noun

: an annual herb (Glottidium vesicarium) of the pea family having pinnate leaves with numerous leaflets, flowers in axillary clusters, and elliptical pods that taper at both ends

called also bladderpod

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bagpod was in 1942

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“Bagpod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bagpod. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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