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Noun: butterwort  'bú-tu(r),wurt
  1. Any of numerous carnivorous bog plants of the genus Pinguicula having showy purple, yellow or white flowers and a rosette of basal leaves coated with a sticky secretion to trap small insects

Derived forms: butterworts

Type of: carnivorous plant

Part of: genus Pinguicula, Pinguicula

Encyclopedia: Butterwort