1 capitalized : a large genus of tropical American plants (family Scrophulariaceae) with highly irregular 2-parted showy flowers having a small upper lip and a large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip
2 plural -s : any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria — called also slipperwort
i found this definition on https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calceolaria
I found this word in The Cottagette
I overall had an idea of this word being a plant but I didn’t know exactly what it was and how it looked but now that I learned where its from and how it looks I get a better understanding.