any of a large genus (Calceolaria) of South American plants of the figwort family, bearing colorful, slipper-shaped flowers
Origin of calceolariaModern Latin from Classical Latin calceolarius, shoemaker from calceolus, diminutive of calceus: see calceiform
Any of various plants of the genus Calceolaria native from Mexico to South America and widely cultivated for their showy, speckled, slipper-shaped flowers. Also called slipper flower .
Origin of calceolariaNew Latin Calceolāria genus name from Latin calceolus small shoe ; see calceolate .