corn poppy

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corn poppy

n.
An annual Eurasian plant (Papaver rhoeas) naturalized in North America and having showy, usually scarlet flowers.

corn poppy

n
(Plants) a poppy, Papaver rhoeas, that has bright red flowers and grows in cornfields. Since World War I it has been the symbol of fallen soldiers. Also called: coquelicot, Flanders poppy or field poppy

corn′ pop`py


n.
a red poppy, Papaver rhoeas, of Europe and Asia, common in grainfields. Also called field poppy.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.corn poppy - annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivatedcorn poppy - annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated
poppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
genus Papaver, Papaver - type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers
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FIELD POPPY, CORN POPPY, FLANDERS POPPY, CORN ROSE, RED WEED (Papaver rhoeas).
common names include corn poppy, corn rose, field poppy, Flanders poppy, red poppy).