/trum"pits/, n., pl. trumpets.
a showy pitcher plant, Sarracenia flava, of the southeastern U.S., having prominently veined, crimson-throated, yellow-green leaves and yellow flowers from 2 to 4 in. (5.1 to 10.2 cm) wide. Also called trumpet-leaf, yellow pitcher plant.
[pl. of TRUMPET]

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