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(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) a plant of the genus Pinguicula, esp P. vulgaris, that grows in wet places and has violet-blue spurred flowers and fleshy greasy glandular leaves on which insects are trapped and digested: family Lentibulariaceae
but•ter•wort (ˈbʌt ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)
any of various small carnivorous bog plants of the genus Pinguicula, of the bladderwort family, having leaves that secrete a sticky substance in which small insects are caught.
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