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Meaning of "pitcher plant" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PITCHER PLANT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PITCHER PLANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pitcher plant is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PITCHER PLANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pitcher plant

Pitcher plant

Pitcher plants are several different carnivorous plants that have evolved modified leaves known as a pitfall traps – a prey-trapping mechanism featuring a deep cavity filled with liquid.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PITCHER PLANT

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WORDS THAT END LIKE PITCHER PLANT

air plant
bottling plant
chemical plant
eggplant
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heating plant
house plant
implant
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manufacturing plant
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Synonyms and antonyms of pitcher plant in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «pitcher plant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PITCHER PLANT

Find out the translation of pitcher plant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pitcher plant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pitcher plant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

猪笼草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la planta de jarra
570 millions of speakers

English

pitcher plant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पिचर प्लांट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نبات الإبريق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кувшин завод
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

planta de jarro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিটার উদ্ভিদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sarracénie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tumbuhan periuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kannenpflanze
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウツボカズラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

투수 식물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tetanduran picer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhà máy bình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குட்டை ஆலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पिचर प्लांट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sürahi tesisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pianta di brocca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dzban roślin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

глечик завод
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

plante ulcior
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φυτό στάμνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bekerplant
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pitcher anläggning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pitcher plante
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pitcher plant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PITCHER PLANT»

The term «pitcher plant» is regularly used and occupies the 75.546 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PITCHER PLANT»

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Encyclopedia of Entomology
Other researchers have focused on pitcher plants as habitat for a wide variety of organisms. Pitcher plant inhabitants include aquatic taxa that live in the fluid in the pitcher (insects, mites, rotifers, protozoa, and bacteria), but may also include ...
John L. Capinera, 2008
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Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World
This encroachment of trees into areas previously inhabited by the green pitcher plant will irrevocably destroy the habitat of this plant. Insectivorous plants are a particularly unusual group of organisms. Because of this they are popular, and ...
Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2001
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Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands of North America: ...
Ecology and Conservation of the Invertebrate Inquilines DONNA GIBERSON and M. LORETTA HARDWICK /n this chapter we review the relationship between the northern pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) and its inquilines in northeastern ...
Darold P. Batzer, Russell B. Rader, Scott A. Wissinger, 1999
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Wildflowers of Alabama and Adjoining States
YELLOW PITCHER PLANT, TRUMPETS SarraceniaflavaL. This pitcher plant is readily distinguishable by its erect, trumpet-shaped, yellowish- green, leaves that are 12 — 40 inches high and are conspicuously veined and narrowly winged.
Blanche E. Dean, Amy Mason, Joab L. Thomas, 1983
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Nepenthes Species by Common Name: Kinabalu Pitcher-Plant, ...
Although Macfarlane did not formally name the plant, he noted that "ll available morphological details suggest that this is a hybrid between N. villosa and N. rajah." It was finally described in 1976 by Shigeo Kurata as N. x kinabaluensis.
LLC Books, 2010
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America's Natural Places: South and Southeast
It contains one of the largest populations of the Alabama cane- brake pitcher plant, which is designated a federally endangered species. The best environments for the canebrake pitcher plant are isolated seepage areas, where water seeps up ...
Stacy S. Kowtko, 2009
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Encyclopedia of Cultivated Plants: From Acacia to Zinnia [3 ...
The shape of pitcher plant leaves may have evolved to deter carrion feeders from stealing insects. Nepenthes altomarginate specializes in capturing termites. Its white rim attracts termites, which feed on the white trachoma along the rim. In one  ...
Christopher Cumo, 2013
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Wildlife and Plants.
... 809 slash 13:809 sugar 13: 808 western white 13:809 Wollemi 11:681 pineapple 3: 144,\45 pistachio 13:828 pitcher plant 13:816-817 plants, flowering 6: 374-377 plum, American 13: 786 podocarp 13:824-825 poinsettia 6: 348 poison black ...
Marian Armstrong, 2007
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The Book of Swamp and Bog: Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers of ...
Other resident fly larvae may include the pitcher-plant sciarid (Bradysia mac- farnlanei), a dark-winged fungus gnat; and the pitcher-plant phorid (Dohrniphora cornuta), a humpbacked fly. A solitary thread-waisted wasp (Sphex) also cuts a hole ...
John Andrew Eastman, 1995
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Biology: Organisms and Adaptations
410 13.1 Fly Soup for the Purple Pitcher Plant The sun has been up for an hour over the New Iersey Pine Barrens as a black fly emerges from the trees and begins buzzing near the edge of the bog in search of its next meal (Fig. 13.1). It picks ...
Robert Noyd, Jerome Krueger, Kendra Hill, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PITCHER PLANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pitcher plant is used in the context of the following news items.
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98 years old and STILL conversing with plants...
It began in 2011 when a team of researchers noticed bats roosting inside the bell-like flowers of a pitcher plant. Other plants of the same genus ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Carnivorous, Excrement-Eating Pitcher Plants Attract Bats Using …
These research findings also explain why this particular pitcher plant, which typically thrives in the tropical moist forests of Borneo, is so bad at ... «Viral Global News, Jul 15»
3
This Plant Calls to Bats So They Will Poop in it
A graphical abstract from the paper shows the bat approaching its pitcher plant partner. (Schöner et al./Current Biology 2015. Additional images ... «Smithsonian, Jul 15»
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Southern Company and partners award waterway conservation grants
... designated by the Arboretum's nationally award-winning master plan for pitcher plant bog restoration. Visitors will experience the feeling of a ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
5
Plants Murder Bugs to Pay Their Bodyguards
It's not only carnivorous plants that bugs have to watch out for. Sure, if an ant tumbles into a pitcher plant or a spider stands in the open maw of ... «Discover Magazine, Jul 15»
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Exploring Giant Cypress Trees From Top to Bottom
Carnivorous pitcher plant found in Sam Nha Theung stand next to rice paddies. This plant This is a carnivorous pitcher plant found in Sam Nha ... «National Geographic, Jul 15»
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Carnivorous plant uses SONAR to coax bats to roost inside it to eat …
Their findings - that the plants offer bats a place to roost in return for nitrogen - helped to explain something that had vexed pitcher plant ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Pitcher Plants Reflect Sonar To Attract Bats
Their findings—that the plants offer bats a place to roost in return for nitrogen—helped to explain something that had vexed pitcher plant ... «Asian Scientist Magazine, Jul 15»
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Why Would a Carnivorous Plant Attract Bats? The Poop
The pitcher plant Nepenthes hemsleyana grows in the peat forests of Borneo and is a common roost for bats of the species Kerivoula hardwickii ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
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Sonar-Reflecting Plants and Their Bat Companions: A Symbiotic …
... on plants,” Schoner said. “It is even more astonishing that in the case of N. hemsleyana [the pitcher plant] the system is taking a new turn.” ... «Clapway, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pitcher plant [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pitcher-plant>. Apr 2020 ».
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