Calceolate meaning

kălsē-ə-lāt
Shaped like a slipper, as the pouchlike petal of the flower of the lady's slipper.
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(bot.) Shaped like a slipper, as the large, middle petal of an orchid.
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Slipper-shaped.
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Origin of calceolate

  • From Latin calceolus diminutive of calceus shoe from calx calc- heel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary