Definition of sarracenia
: any of a genus (Sarracenia) of eastern North American insectivorous perennial herbs of the pitcher-plant family
Origin and Etymology of sarracenia
New Latin, from Michel Sarrazin †1734 French physician & naturalist
First Known Use: 1884See Words from the same year
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