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Poppy

Poppy Meaning & Definition
Poppy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Poppy?

[n] annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

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See Also | arctic poppy | blue poppy | bocconia | California poppy | celandine | celandine poppy | Chelidonium majus | corn poppy | creamcups | Eschscholtzia californica | family Papaveraceae | field poppy | flaming poppy | Flanders poppy | flower | golden cup | greater celandine | Hunnemania fumariifolia | Iceland poppy | Macleaya cordata | Meconopsis betonicifolia | Meconopsis cambrica | Mexican tulip poppy | opium poppy | oriental poppy | Papaver alpinum | Papaver argemone | Papaver californicum | Papaver heterophyllum | Papaver nudicaule | Papaver orientale | Papaver rhoeas | Papaver somniferum | Papaveraceae | Platystemon californicus | plume poppy | poppy family | prickly poppy | Stylomecon heterophyllum | Stylophorum diphyllum | swallow wort | swallowwort | Welsh poppy | western poppy | wind poppy | wood poppy

Poppy In Webster's Dictionary

\Pop"py\, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all the species contain it to some extent; also, a flower of the plant. See Illust. of {Capsule}. {California poppy} (Bot.), any yellow-flowered plant of the genus {Eschscholtzia}. {Corn poppy}. See under {Corn}. {Horn}, or {Horned}, {poppy}. See under {Horn}. {Poppy bee} (Zo["o]l.), a leaf-cutting bee ({Anthocopa papaveris}) which uses pieces cut from poppy petals for the lining of its cells; -- called also {upholsterer bee}. {Prickly poppy} (Bot.), {Argemone Mexicana}, a yellow-flowered plant of the Poppy family, but as prickly as a thistle. {Poppy seed}, the seed the opium poppy ({P. somniferum}). {Spatling poppy} (Bot.), a species of Silene ({S. inflata}). See {Catchfly}.
\Pop"py\, Poppyhead \Pop"py*head`\, n. [F. poup['e]e doll, puppet. See {Puppet}.] (Arch.) A raised ornament frequently having the form of a final. It is generally used on the tops of the upright ends or elbows which terminate seats, etc., in Gothic churches.

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