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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip.

Usage examples (7)
  • About its roots you may find the lady-slipper and the dog-tooth violet, each in its season.
  • A little later, the crimson lady-slipper loves to spring up in pine clearings, around the base of the wood-piles which the cutters have stacked in the winter to season.
  • Our deciduous evergreens tamaracks, also called larch and hackmatack are filling in with fresh bright needles, some white water-flower was blooming spikes out in the bog, and...
  • It is why she wanted the lady-slipper flowers in the painting to be for more
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