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Shaped like a slipper, as the pouchlike petal of the flower of the lady's slipper.
[From Latin calceolus, diminutive of calceus, shoe, from calx, calc-, heel.]
cal•ce•o•late(ˈkæl si əˌleɪt)
having the form of a shoe or slipper, as the labellum of certain orchids.