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calceolate

[kal-see-uh-leyt] /ˈkæl si əˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
having the form of a shoe or slipper, as the labellum of certain orchids.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin calceol(us) a small shoe (calce(us) a shoe + -olus -ole1) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for calceolate

calceiform

/ˈkælsɪɪˌfɔːm; kælˈsiː-/
adjective
1.
(botany) shaped like a shoe or slipper
Word Origin
C19: from Latin calceus shoe
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