bladdernut

noun
blad·​der·​nut | \ ˈbla-dər-ˌnət How to pronounce bladdernut (audio) \

Definition of bladdernut

: any of a genus (Staphylea of the family Staphyleaceae, the bladdernut family) of ornamental shrubs or small trees with panicles of small white flowers followed by inflated capsules also : one of the capsules

First Known Use of bladdernut

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bladdernut was in 1578

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“Bladdernut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bladdernut. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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