from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Shaped like a slipper, as the pouchlike petal of the flower of the lady's slipper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. slipper-shaped

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Slipper-ahaped. See calceiform.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as calceiform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of slipper-shaped blossoms


From Latin calceolus, diminutive of calceus, shoe, from calx, calc-, heel.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See calceolaria and calceiform. (Wiktionary)


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