cal`ce*o*la"ri*a (?), n. [NL., fr. L. calceolarius shoemaker, fr. calceolus, a dim. of calceus shoe.] Bot.
A genus of showy herbaceous or shrubby plant, biought from South America; slipperwort. It has a yellow or purple flower, often spotted or striped, the shape of which suggests its name.
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