Definition of Indian shoe in US English:

Indian shoe

noun

  • 1Originally North American. A moccasin.

  • 2US. Any of several lady's slipper orchids (genus Cypripedium), which have a lip that resembles a shoe.

Origin

Late 17th century. From Indian + shoe.

Pronunciation

Indian shoe

/ˌɪndɪən ˈʃuː/