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1. poppy

noun. ['ˈpɑːpi'] annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers.

Synonyms

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

Etymology

  • popig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • popular (English)
  • popularis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Poppy

  • topkapi
  • jalopy
  • sloppy
  • groppy
  • gloppy
  • floppy
  • kopy
  • copy
  • choppy

Example sentences of the word poppy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Depending on your climate, and the chosen poppy, either spring or fall planting may be desirable.

2. Adjective
Toddlers and children who are small should eat fewer poppy seeds than older, bigger children should.

3. Noun, plural
Choose your poppy based on the zone in which you live.

Quotes containing the word poppy


1. I like best to have one book in my hand, and a stack of others on the floor beside me, so as to know the supply of poppy and mandragora will not run out before the small hours.
- Dorothy Parker, The Collected Dorothy Parker

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