- the lady's-slipper.
- a cypripedium, Cypripedium acaule, of the U.S.
Origin of moccasin flower
An Americanism dating back to 1670–80
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Examples from the Web for moccasin flower
Cypripedium acaule, moccasin-flower; ladies'-slipper; Venus's-slipper, 205.
From a profusion of wild flowers I especially remark the moccasin-flower or stemless lady's-slipper.Memories and Anecdotes
The term "moccasin-flower" is applied more or less indiscriminately to all species.