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FAIRY-SLIPPER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fairy-slipper mean? 

FAIRY-SLIPPER (noun)
  The noun FAIRY-SLIPPER has 1 sense:

1. rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf

  Familiarity information: FAIRY-SLIPPER used as a noun is very rare.


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FAIRY-SLIPPER (noun)


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Meaning:

Rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

calypso; Calypso bulbosa; fairy-slipper

Hypernyms ("fairy-slipper" is a kind of...):

orchid; orchidaceous plant (any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors)


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