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noun
the lady's-slipper.
a cypripedium, Cypripedium acaule, of the U.S.
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Origin of moccasin flower

An Americanism dating back to 1670–80

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moccasin flower

noun
any of several North American orchids of the genus Cypripedium with a pink solitary flowerSee also lady's-slipper, cypripedium (def. 1)
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