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but·ter·wort

 (bŭt′ər-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of numerous carnivorous plants of the genus Pinguicula, having a basal rosette of leaves coated with a sticky secretion that traps small insects.
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butterwort

(ˈbʌtəˌwɜːt)
n
(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
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but•ter•wort

(ˈbʌt ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
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.
[1590–1600]
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Noun1.butterwort - any of numerous carnivorous bog plants of the genus Pinguicula having showy purple or yellow or white flowers and a rosette of basal leaves coated with a sticky secretion to trap small insectsbutterwort - any of numerous carnivorous bog plants of the genus Pinguicula having showy purple or yellow or white flowers and a rosette of basal leaves coated with a sticky secretion to trap small insects
carnivorous plant - plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals
genus Pinguicula, Pinguicula - butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants; Europe and America to Antarctica
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Plants found on the moor include bogbean, butterwort, limestone bedstraw, grass of Parnassus, and bog species such as cranberry, sphagnum mosses and round-leaved sundew.
Second-order Butterwort filters were designed to filter the EOG signals.
dereceden bir Butterwort bant durduran filtre ile zayiflatilmistir.
Think for instance about a calcareous fen with marsh grass-of-Parnassus and common butterwort...
Leaf color of the butterwort, Pingaicula vallisneriifolia, was thought to attract insects (Zamora, 1995).
Butterworts are another New York member of the flypaper group, for which we have one species, common butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris).
"We've found several interesting carnivorous plants already during the first season of our study," he enthused, "such as bladder-wort, sun dews, and yellow butterwort," using their common names.
The lakes host three rare and endangered species of fish - the vendace, schelly and Arctic charr - and on the shores you might find sundew and butterwort, two of the few native carnivorous plants.
Other common machair flowers include daisies and buttercups, knapweed, harebell, centaury and butterwort. These flowers aren't distributed evenly across the islands.
What is unusual about the British plants sundew and butterwort? 5.
In the absence of starter culture, leaves of the butterwort plant (pinguicula vulgaris) is added to the milk and incubated at 1720[degrees]C until the milk has coagulated [7,20,6].