[ ley-deez-slip-er ]
/ ˈleɪ dizˌslɪp ər /
any orchid of the genus Cypripedium, the flowers of which have a protruding petal somewhat resembling a slipper: all species are reduced in numbers, some greatly.
any of several other related plants having similar flowers, as of the genera Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium.
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Origin of lady's-slipper
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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