Cephalotus follicularis
Pitcher Pitch"er, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. {Beaker}.] 1. A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. [1913 Webster]

{American pitcher plants}, the species of Sarracenia. See {Sarracenia}.

{Australian pitcher plant}, the {Cephalotus follicularis}, a low saxifragaceous herb having two kinds of radical leaves, some oblanceolate and entire, others transformed into little ovoid pitchers, longitudinally triple-winged and ciliated, the mouth covered with a lid shaped like a cockleshell.

{California pitcher plant}, the {Darlingtonia California}. See {Darlingtonia}.

{Pitcher plant}, any plant with the whole or a part of the leaves transformed into pitchers or cuplike organs, especially the species of {Nepenthes}. See {Nepenthes}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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