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 for Cypripedium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cypripedium \Cyp`ri*pe"di*um\ (s?p`r?-p?"d?-?m), n. [NL., fr.
     Cypris Venus + pes, pedis, foot.] (Bot.)
     A genus of orchidaceous plants including the lady's slipper.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Cypripedium
      n 1: genus of chiefly American perennial leafy-stemmed orchids:
           lady's slippers; sometimes includes species of genus
           Paphiopedilum [syn: Cypripedium, genus Cypripedium]

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