utricularia

noun utric·u·lar·ia \ yü‧ˌtrikyəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of utricularia

1 capitalized :a large widely distributed genus of aquatic plants (family Lentibulariaceae) having saclike ascidia that serve as animal traps, floating stems with finely dissected leaves, and scapose often showy flowers with a very irregular spurred bilabiate corolla
2 plural -s :any plant of the genus Utricularia

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Origin and Etymology of utricularia

New Latin, from Latin utriculus small bag + New Latin -aria


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