babies'-slippers

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Word History

Etymology

so called from the shape of the pods

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of babies'-slippers was in 1900

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“Babies'-slippers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/babies%27-slippers. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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