moccasin flower

noun

: any of several lady's slippers (genus Cypripedium)
especially : a once common woodland orchid (C. acaule) of eastern North America with pink or white moccasin-shaped flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1680, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moccasin flower was in 1680

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“Moccasin flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moccasin%20flower. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

moccasin flower

noun
: any of several lady's slippers
especially : a woodland orchid of eastern North America with usually pink or white flowers
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