Lady-s-slipper meaning

lādē-slĭpər
Any of various orchids of the subfamily Cypripedioideae and especially the genus Cypripedium, having showy flowers with the lip modified into a slipperlike pouch.
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Any of various cultivated orchids whose flowers somewhat resemble a slipper.
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A kind of orchid in the subfamily Cypripedioideae distinguished by their slipper-shaped pouches which trap insects to improve pollination rates.
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