n. pl. ca·lyp·sos
A terrestrial orchid (Calypso bulbosa) native to northern temperate regions, having a rose-pink flower with an inflated pouchlike lip usually marked with white, purple, and yellow. Also called fairy slipper.
[Probably Latin Calypsō, Calypso; see CALYPSO1.]
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