Definition of Cypripedia

1. Noun. A plant or flower of the genus Cypripedium.

Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Cypripedium, Genus Cypripedium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cypripedia

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

Literary usage of Cypripedia

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"Gray soon after, from an examination of some American cypripedia concluded that fecundation was ... In 18i;<iI examined some exotic cypripedia in Florence, ..."

2. The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion (1869)
"Our native cypripedia will bear forcing very well if judiciously applied. Mr. Menand has frequently had C. acaule in flower about this season : and he now ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1887)
"... cypripedia, with successful guile, Knits her smooth brow, extinguishes her smile-. A spider's bloated paunch and jointed arms Hide her fair form, ..."

4. An Historical and Descriptive Account of British America: Comprehending by Hugh Murray (1839)
"But the most conspicuous, both for size and singularity, are the cypripedia—the ladies' slippers, or mocassin-flowers of America,—and four species are ..."

5. The Life and Letters of Samuel Wells Williams, LL.D.: Missionary by Frederick Wells Williams (1888)
"... Dali- barda, and cypripedia. He was not in any sense the insupportable " good boy " of the story book. If his pranks and scrapes were few, ..."

6. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1865)
"... or cypripedia, which are the most hardy of the tribe ; all the requisites for growth are wanting and they just live, leading for years a starved, ..."

7. Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-voyage Through Rupert's by John Richardson (1851)
"... large, one-flowered, ladies' slippers (cypripedia). There is, in fact, notwithstanding the near neighbourhood of the arctic circle, no want of flowering ..."

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