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Definition 1: any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for lady-slipper in the sense of this definition

(lady-slipper is a kind of ...) any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) once common rose pink woodland orchid of eastern North America

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) pale pink wild orchid of northeastern America having an inflated pouchlike lip

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram's head

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) maroon to purple-brown orchid with yellow lip; Europe, North America and Japan

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) often having many yellow-green orchids with white pouches growing along streams and seeps of southwestern Oregon and northern California

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) clusters of several short stems each having 2 broad leaves and 2-4 drooping brownish to greenish flowers with pouches mottled with purple; British Columbia to central California and northern Colorado

(... is a kind of lady-slipper ) leafy plant having a few stems in a clump with 1 white and dull purple flower in each upper leaf axil; Alaska to northern California and Wyoming

(... is a member of lady-slipper) genus of chiefly American perennial leafy-stemmed orchids: lady's slippers; sometimes includes species of genus Paphiopedilum

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