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Meaning of butterwort

but•ter•wort

Pronunciation: (but'ur-wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any small, carnivorous plant of the genus Pinguicula, having leaves that secrete a viscid substance in which small insects are caught.
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