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poppy1 British & World English

A herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine and codeine

poppy2 British & World English

(Of popular music) tuneful and immediately appealing

Poppy Day British & World English

Another name for Remembrance Sunday.

opium poppy British & World English

A Eurasian poppy with ornamental white, red, pink, or purple flowers. Its immature capsules yield a latex from which opium is obtained

poppy head British & World English

The seed capsule of a poppy

tall poppy British & World English

A person who is conspicuously successful and whose success frequently attracts envious hostility

Welsh poppy British & World English

A yellow- or orange-flowered European poppy of shady rocky places

horned poppy British & World English

A Eurasian poppy with greyish-green lobed leaves, large flowers, and a long curved seed capsule

Iceland poppy British & World English

A tall poppy which is widely cultivated for its colourful flowers and suitability for cutting, native to arctic and north temperate regions

prickly poppy British & World English

A Central American plant with prickly leaves and large scented yellow flowers. It has become a weed in many tropical regions, but is cultivated in cooler regions as an ornamental

Flanders poppy British & World English

A red poppy used as an emblem of the Allied soldiers who fell in the First World War

oriental poppy British & World English

A SW Asian poppy with coarse deeply cut hairy leaves and large scarlet flowers with a black mark at the base of each petal, widely grown as a garden perennial

California poppy British & World English

An annual poppy native to western North America, which is cultivated for its brilliant yellow or orange flowers

tall poppy syndrome British & World English

A perceived tendency to discredit or disparage those who have achieved notable wealth or prominence in public life

poppyseed British & World English

The tiny round seed of the poppy plant, used as a topping or in fillings for baked goods

corn poppy in poppy1 British & World English

A herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine and codeine

Californian poppy in California poppy British & World English

An annual poppy native to western North America, which is cultivated for its brilliant yellow or orange flowers

poppy family in poppy1 British & World English

A herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine and codeine

yellow horned poppy in horned poppy British & World English

A Eurasian poppy with greyish-green lobed leaves, large flowers, and a long curved seed capsule