calceiform

calceolate (ˈkælsɪəˌleɪt)

/ (ˈkælsɪɪˌfɔːm, kælˈsiː-) /

adjective

botany shaped like a shoe or slipper

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Word Origin for calceiform

C19: from Latin calceus shoe
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Example sentences from the Web for calceiform

  • Calceolate or Calceiform, slipper-shaped, like one petal of the Lady's Slipper.