Definition of bladdernut in English:

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bladdernut

Pronunciation: /ˈbladərˌnət/

noun

(also bladder nut)
1A shrub or small tree of north temperate regions that bears white flowers and inflated seed capsules.
  • Genus Staphylea, family Staphyleaceae: several species, in particular the American bladdernut (S. trifolia) of the eastern US.
Example sentences
  • In the marshes and stream banks are green dragon, blue flag irises, swamp white oak, silver maple, bladder nut, poison ivy, bulrush, and willow.
  • You experience the ancient landscape with its indigenous plant communities like blue bells in the bottomland; and purple joe pye weed, bladder nut, and golden alexander under the oak canopy.
  • The shrub cover is rather closed and contains saplings, red osier, grape vine and occasional pure stands of bladder nut.
1.1The fruit of the bladdernut.

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Syllabification: blad·der·nut

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