moccasin flower

noun

Definition of moccasin flower

: 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

First Known Use of moccasin flower

1680, in the meaning defined above

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“Moccasin flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moccasin%20flower. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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