from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of showy herbaceous or shrubby plants, brought from South America; slipperwort. It has a yellow or purple flower, often spotted or striped, the shape of which suggests its name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of ornamental herbaceous or shrubby plants, natural order Scrophulariace√¶, natives of the western side of America, from the Strait of Magellan to Mexico.

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

  • n. any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip


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