Definition of poppyseed in English:

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poppyseed

Pronunciation: /ˈpäpēˌsēd/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

The tiny round seed of the poppy plant, used as a topping or in fillings for baked goods.
Example sentences
  • The most popular kolac contains prune, ground nut, or crushed poppyseed fillings.
  • She'd been baking lemon poppyseed muffins, one of Jacob's favorite foods, for the past hour.
  • Eating food containing poppyseeds may result in a positive urine screening test for opiates, since poppyseeds contain naturally-occurring opiates.

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Syllabification: pop·py·seed

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