Poppy

A poppy is a flowering plant in the subfamily Papaveroideae of the family Papaveraceae. Poppies are herbaceous plants, often grown for their colourful flowers. One species of poppy, Papaver somniferum produces edible seeds, and is also the source of the crude drug opium which contains powerful medicinal alkaloids such as morphine and has been used...
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Poppy

• (n.) Alt. of Poppyhead • (n.) Any plant or species of the genus Papaver, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species (Papaver somniferum) opium is obtained, though all the species contain it to some extent; also, a flower of the plant. See Illust. of Capsule.
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poppy

<botany> Any plant or species of the genus Papaver, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species (Papaver somniferum) opium is obtained, though all the species contain it to some extent; also, a flower of the plant. California poppy, a species of Silene (S. Inflata). See Catchfly. ... Origin: OE. Popy, AS. Popig, ...
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Poppy

(Papaver) These hardy perennial, annual and biennial plants are native of eastern Asia, North America and Europe. They are commonly known as Poppies. Their foliage is mostly basal; the leaves are coarsely toothed and grow up to 6 inches long. Their height ranges from 1 to 4 feet and they produce pretty single or double flowers atop long, thin stems...
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poppy

noun annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
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poppy

Click images to enlargeAny of a group of plants belonging to the poppy family. They have brightly coloured mainly red and orange flowers, often with dark centres, and yield a milky sap. Species include the crimson European field poppy (P. rhoeas) and the Asian opium poppy (P. somniferum
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Poppy

[1923 musical] Poppy is a musical comedy in three acts with music by Stephen Jones and Arthur Samuels (additional music by John Egan), and lyrics and book by Dorothy Donnelly, with contributions also from Howard Dietz, W. C. Fields and Irving Caesar. The musical introduced songs such as `Two Make a Home`, `On Our Honeymoon`, `What Do You Do...
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Poppy

[given name] Poppy is a feminine given name derived from the name of the flower `poppy`, derived from the Old English popæg and referring to various species of Papaver. The name is rising in popularity in the United Kingdom. It was the 28th most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2007 and was the 72nd most popular nam...
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Poppy

[satellite] POPPY is the code name given to a series of U.S. intelligence satellites operated by the National Reconnaissance Office. The POPPY satellites recorded ELINT data, targeting radar installations in the Soviet Union and Soviet naval ships at sea. The POPPY program was a continuation within NRO`s Program C of the Naval Research Labo...
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Poppy

Pop'py noun ; plural Poppies . [ Middle English popy , Anglo-Saxon popig , Latin papaver .] (Botany) Any plant or species of the genus Papaver , herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ( Papaver somniferum ) opi...
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poppy

any of several ornamental flowering plants of the poppy family (Papaveraceae), especially species of the Papaver genus, which have lobed or ... [1 related articles]
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Poppy

Poppy is an English name for girls. The meaning is `flowering, flourishing` The name Poppy is most commonly given to English and Welsh girls. Poppy is at number 15 in the top 50 of English and Welsh girls (average of 10 years data) Poppy is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands The name sounds like: Peppy, Pippy Similar names are: Happy, Joppa...
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Poppy

Poppy is slang for heroin.
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poppy

poppy, common name for some members of the Papaveraceae, a family composed chiefly of herbs of the Northern Hemisphere having a characteristic milky or colored sap. Most species are native to the Old World; many are cultivated in gardens for their brilliantly colored if short-lived blossoms. Many of...
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Poppy

The Poppy (Papaver) is a genus of hardy plants of the family Papaveraceae, with showy, usually red, but also yellow and white flowers.
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poppy

Type: Term Pronunciation: pop′ē Synonyms: Papaver
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poppy

[n] - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
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