Definition of Cypripedium

1. Noun. Genus of chiefly American perennial leafy-stemmed orchids: lady's slippers; sometimes includes species of genus Paphiopedilum.




Definition of Cypripedium

1. n. A genus of orchidaceous plants including the lady's slipper.

Definition of Cypripedium

1. Noun. Any member of the orchid genus ''Cypripedium''. ¹

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Definition of Cypripedium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cypripedium

cyprinid
cyprinid fish
cyprinidae
cyprinids
cypriniform
cypriniform fish
cypriniformes
cypriniforms
cyprinodont
cyprinodontiformes
cyprinodonts
cyprinoid
cyprinoids
cypripedia
cypripedium (current term)
cypripediums
cypris
cyprodime
cyproheptadine
cyproheptadine hydrochloride
cyproheptadines
cyproterones
cypruses
cypsela
cypselae
cypselas

Literary usage of Cypripedium

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1887)
"... cypripedium. liy Dr. MAXWELL T. MASTERS, FRS In this note the author adverted to so much of the normal structure of Orchids in general, ..."

2. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"In front of the lip is the column, composed of a single stamen, or in cypripedium, of two, with the rudiment of a third, coherent with, or borne upon the ..."

3. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1892)
"cypripedium parviflorum yields the shorter and thinner rhizome with orange-brown ... cypripedium pubescens.—Rhizome and rootlets, natural size. cypripedium ..."

4. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects by Charles Darwin (1904)
"cypripedium differs much from all other Orchids—Labellum in the form of a slipper with two small orifices by which insects can escape —Manner of ..."

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