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Definition: pitcher plant
n : any of several insectivorous herbs of the order
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Pitcher plant
Pitcher \Pitch"er\, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar,
pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf.
1. A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a
spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar
with a large ear or handle.
2. (Bot.) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the
leaves of certain plants.
American pitcher plants, the species of Sarracenia. See
Australian pitcher plant, the Cephalotus follicularis, a
low saxifragaceous herb having two kinds of radical
leaves, some oblanceolate and entire, others transformed
into little ovoid pitchers, longitudinally triple-winged
and ciliated, the mouth covered with a lid shaped like a
California pitcher plant, the Darlingtonia California.
Pitcher plant, any plant with the whole or a part of the
leaves transformed into pitchers or cuplike organs,
especially the species of Nepenthes. See Nepenthes.