Colutea
Bladder Blad"der (bl[a^]d"d[~e]r), n. [OE. bladder, bleddre, AS. bl[=ae]dre, bl[=ae]ddre; akin to Icel. bla[eth]ra, SW. bl["a]ddra, Dan. bl[ae]re, D. blaar, OHG. bl[=a]tara the bladder in the body of animals, G. blatter blister, bustule; all fr. the same root as AS. bl[=a]wan, E. blow, to puff. See {Blow} to puff.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to the urinary bladder, either within the animal, or when taken out and inflated with air. [1913 Webster]

2. Any vesicle or blister, especially if filled with air, or a thin, watery fluid. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) A distended, membranaceous pericarp. [1913 Webster]

4. Anything inflated, empty, or unsound. ``To swim with bladders of philosophy.'' --Rochester. [1913 Webster]

{Bladder nut}, or {Bladder tree} (Bot.), a genus of plants ({Staphylea}) with bladderlike seed pods.

{Bladder pod} (Bot.), a genus of low herbs ({Vesicaria}) with inflated seed pods.

{Bladdor senna} (Bot.), a genus of shrubs ({Colutea}), with membranaceous, inflated pods.

{Bladder worm} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any species of tapeworm ({T[ae]nia}), found in the flesh or other parts of animals. See {Measle}, {Cysticercus}.

{Bladder wrack} (Bot.), the common black rock weed of the seacoast ({Fucus nodosus} and {Fucus vesiculosus}) -- called also {bladder tangle}. See {Wrack}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Colutea — n. small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods. Syn: genus {Colutea}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colutĕa — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Papilionaceae Loteae Galegeae, 10. Ordn. 17. Kl. L., mit fünfzähnigem Kelche, die oberen Zähne kürzer, Fahne ausgebreitet, zweischwielig, Kiel (Schiffchen) in einen kurzen, gestutzten Schnabel endigend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Colutĕa — L. (Blasenstrauch, Blasenschote, Blasensenne), Gattung der Leguminosen, Sträucher mit unpaarig gefiederten Blättern, achselständigen Blütentrauben, gelben oder rötlichen Blüten und dünnhäutiger, aufgeblasener Hülfe. Etwa zehn Arten von Südeuropa… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Colutea — Colutĕa L., Blasenschote, Blasenstrauch, Pflanzengattg. der Papilionazeen, Sträucher mit gelben oder rotgelben Blüten und aufgeblasenen Hülsen; mehrere Arten Ziersträucher, so die südeurop. C. arborescens L. [Abb. 367], deren Blätter (deutsche… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Colutea — Colutea, Blasenstrauch, falsche Senna (Diadelphia Decandria. Leguminosae). C. arborescens, einer der bekanntesten Ziersträucher unserer Luftgebüsche, ausgezeichnet durch die aufgeblasenen beim Zusammendrücken zerknallenden Hülsen. – Die Blätter… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • colútea — s. f. Arbusto leguminoso vizinho do gênero cássia; espanta lobos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Colutea — Blasensträucher Blasenstrauch (Colutea arborescens) Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Colutea —   Colutea …   Wikipedia Español

  • colutea — co·lù·te·a s.f. 1. TS bot. arbusto del genere Colutea che cresce nelle zone temperate mediterranee e afroasiatiche, il cui frutto è un legume simile a una vescica | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia delle Papilionacee 2. TS bot.com. →… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Colutea — ID 20850 Symbol Key COLUT Common Name colutea Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, CT, MA, MI, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, UT, WV Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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