calceiform

adjective

cal·​ce·​i·​form
ˈkalsēəˌfȯrm,
kalˈsē-
: shaped like a slipper
the calceiform lip in the flowers of certain orchids

Word History

Etymology

calcei- (from Latin calceus shoe) + -form

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“Calceiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calceiform. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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