Bot. shaped like a slipper, as the large, middle petal of an orchid
Origin of calceolate; from Classical Latin calceolus (see calceolaria) + -ate
Shaped like a slipper, as the pouchlike petal of the flower of the lady's slipper.
Origin of calceolateFrom Latin calceolus, diminutive of calceus, shoe, from calx, calc-, heel.
(comparative more calceolate, superlative most calceolate)