Definition of Slipper spurge

1. Noun. Any of several tropical American shrubby succulent plants resembling cacti but having foot-shaped bracts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slipper Spurge

slipped disc
slipped discs
slipped disk
slipped disks
slipped hernia
slipped tendon
slipped tendon disease
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slipper-orchid
slipper animalcule
slipper chair
slipper lobster
slipper lobsters
slipper orchid
slipper plant
slipper spurge (current term)
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Literary usage of Slipper spurge

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"slipper spurge. JEW BUSH. Low tender cactus-like shrubs, grown in collections of succulents. A. Lobe of the involucre above the spur entire. ..."

2. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or a Catalogue of Plants Cultivated in the by Robert Sweet (1827)
"L. Britain. • ••• 4. 5. HV- Spain. 1806. 7. 8. HQ Britain. 7.9. H.©. Portugal. 1802. 1640. 6.7. G.Jj. Spain. 7.9. H.Fj. PEDILANTHUS. Neck. SLIPPER-SPURGE. ..."

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