Meaning of slipperwort

slip•per•wort

Pronunciation: (slip'ur-wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several tropical American plants belonging to the genus Calceolaria, of the figwort family, having opposite or whorled leaves and slipper-shaped flowers.
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