Definition of calceolaria
1 capitalized : a large genus of tropical American plants (family Scrophulariaceae) with highly irregular 2-parted showy flowers having a small upper lip and a large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip
2 plural -s : any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria —called also slipperwort
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Origin and Etymology of calceolaria
New Latin, from Latin calceolus small shoe (diminutive of calceus shoe, from calc-, calx, heel) + New Latin -aria
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