Definition of Welsh poppy in English:

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Welsh poppy


A yellow- or orange-flowered European poppy of shady rocky places.
  • Meconopsis cambrica, family Papaveraceae
Example sentences
  • Forget-me-nots are easily grown, as are sweet woodruff and Welsh poppies.
  • Yews and Welsh poppies announce the Field Centre. Once a Georgian mansion, now there's laboratory glass on the windowsills and computers in the lounge.
  • The Snowdon lily and the Welsh poppy are neck-and-neck in Caernarvonshire.

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Syllabification: Welsh pop·py

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