Definitions of poppy
  1. noun
    annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
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    Iceland poppy, Papaver alpinum
    Old World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers
    Papaver californicum, western poppy
    showy annual of California with red flowers
    Papaver argemone, prickly poppy
    annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
    Iceland poppy, Papaver nudicaule, arctic poppy
    subarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers
    Papaver orientale, oriental poppy
    commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers
    Flanders poppy, Papaver rhoeas, corn poppy, field poppy
    annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated
    Papaver somniferum, opium poppy
    southwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium
    Chelidonium majus, celandine, greater celandine, swallow wort, swallowwort
    perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers
    California poppy, Eschscholtzia californica
    of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers
    Hunnemania fumariifolia, Mexican tulip poppy, golden cup
    native of Mexican highlands grown for its glossy clear yellow flowers and blue-grey finely dissected foliage
    Macleaya cordata, bocconia, plume poppy
    herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers
    Meconopsis betonicifolia, blue poppy
    Chinese perennial having mauve-pink to bright sky blue flowers in drooping cymes
    Meconopsis cambrica, Welsh poppy
    widely cultivated west European plant with showy pale yellow flowers
    Platystemon californicus, creamcups
    California plant with small pale yellow flowers
    Papaver heterophyllum, Stylomecon heterophyllum, flaming poppy, wind poppy
    California wild poppy with bright red flowers
    Stylophorum diphyllum, celandine poppy, wood poppy
    perennial herb native to woodland of the eastern United States having yellow flowers
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    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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