Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cypripedium.

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Examples

  • These lady slippers are not the native hardy cypripediums, or something close to that name, they are paphiopedilum, a tropical native.

    From The Greenhouse « Fairegarden

  • The first summer in the new place, a clump of cypripediums came up by the irrigating ditch at the bottom of the lawn.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • The first summer in the new place, a clump of cypripediums came up by the irrigating ditch at the bottom of the lawn.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • The next great flower wonders on which we lavished admiration, not only for beauty of color and size, but for their curious shapes, were the cypripediums, called "lady's-slippers" or "Indian moccasins."

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

  • The lip in all the cypripediums is more or less sac-like and inflated.

    My Studio Neighbors

  • We now have the whole body of cypripediums to choose from, and may reject the calceolous.

    The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier

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