Definition of Calceiform

1. Adjective. Of slipper-shaped blossoms. "The calceiform lip of certain orchids"

Exact synonyms: Calceolate
Partainyms: Calceus, Calceus



Definition of Calceiform

1. a. Shaped like a slipper, as one petal of the lady's-slipper; calceolate.

Definition of Calceiform

1. Adjective. Having the shape of a slipper or shoe ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calceiform

calcarine
calcarine artery
calcarine branch of medial occipital artery
calcarine fasciculus
calcariuria
calcars
calceate
calceated
calced
calcedon
calcedonies
calcedons
calcedony
calceiform (current term)
calcein
calceins
calcemia
calceolaria
calceolate
calcergy
calces
calceus
calci-
calcia
calcian
calciborite
calcic
calcic water

Literary usage of Calceiform

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... spotted with crimson-brown; labellum calceiform, dull rose on the front, paler beneath, finely veined with deeper rose. Autumn. Borneo. BM 5349. ..."

2. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"Calcareous, chalky, or growing on chalk. calceiform, formed like a little shoe. Calli, small callosities, or rough protuberances. Callous, hardened. ..."

3. Eucalyptus by Abbot Kinney (1895)
"... or calceiform: slipper-shaped, like one petal of the Lady's Slipper. Callose : hardened ; or furnished with callosities or thickened spots. ..."

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