bladdernut family

bladdernut family
noun
a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Sapindales found mostly in the north temperate zone
Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family
Member Holonyms: ↑Sapindales, ↑order Sapindales
Member Meronyms: ↑Staphylea, ↑genus Staphylea

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noun

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  • bladdernut — [blad′ərnut΄] n. 1. any of a genus (Staphylea) of shrubs or small trees of the bladdernut family, with fruit that has inflated pods 2. one of these pods adj. designating or of a family (Staphyleaceae, order Sapindales) of dicotyledonous shrubs or …   English World dictionary

  • bladdernut — noun Date: 1578 any of a genus (Staphylea of the family Staphyleaceae, the bladdernut family) of ornamental shrubs or small trees with panicles of small white flowers followed by inflated capsules; also one of the capsules …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • family Staphylaceae — noun a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Sapindales found mostly in the north temperate zone • Syn: ↑Staphylaceae, ↑bladdernut family • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Sapindales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bladdernut — Taxobox name = Staphylea image width = 240px image caption = Staphylea colchica regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Crossosomatales familia = Staphyleaceae genus = Staphylea genus authority = L. subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • bladdernut — /blad euhr nut /, n. 1. the bladderlike fruit capsule of any shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, as S. trifolia, of the eastern U.S. 2. the shrub itself. [BLADDER + NUT] * * * ▪ plant  any shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea of the …   Universalium

  • bladdernut — noun any of several species of large shrubs or small trees, of the genus Staphylea, in the family Staphyleaceae …   Wiktionary

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

  • dicot family — noun family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination • Syn: ↑magnoliopsid family • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑magnoliid dicot family, ↑hamamelid dicot family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnoliopsid family — noun family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination • Syn: ↑dicot family • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑magnoliid dicot family, ↑hamamelid dicot family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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