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moccasin flower

noun
1.
the lady's-slipper.
2.
a cypripedium, Cypripedium acaule, of the U.S.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80, Americanism
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  • The understory is typical of northern dry-mesic forest but quite varied with moccasin flower, trailing arbutus, and pipsissewa.
British Dictionary definitions for moccasin flower

moccasin flower

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