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pop·py

 (pŏp′ē)
n. pl. pop·pies
1. Any of various plants of the genus Papaver, having colorful flowers usually with four delicate petals, milky sap, and a capsule with pores that release numerous small seeds.
2. Any of various other plants of the family Papaveraceae, such as the California poppy.
3. A vivid red to reddish orange.

[Middle English popi, from Old English popig, probably alteration of Vulgar Latin *papāvum, alteration of Latin papāver.]

poppy

(ˈpɒpɪ)
n, pl -pies
1. (Plants) any of numerous papaveraceous plants of the temperate genus Papaver, having red, orange, or white flowers and a milky sap. See corn poppy, Iceland poppy, opium poppy
2. (Plants) any of several similar or related plants, such as the California poppy, prickly poppy, horned poppy, and Welsh poppy
3. (Pharmacology) obsolete any of the drugs, such as opium, that are obtained from these plants
4. (Colours)
a. a strong red to reddish-orange colour
b. (as adjective): a poppy dress.
5. (Architecture) a less common name for poppyhead2
6. an artificial red poppy flower worn to mark Remembrance Sunday
[Old English popæg, ultimately from Latin papāver]

poppy

(ˈpɒpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
(Pop Music) of or relating to pop music

pop•py

(ˈpɒp i)

n., pl. -pies for 1, 2.
1. any plant of the genus Papaver, having showy, usu. red flowers. Compare poppy family.
2. any of several related or similar plants, as the California poppy or the prickly poppy.
3. an extract from the juice of the poppy, as opium.
4. Also called pop′py red′. an orangish red resembling scarlet.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English popæg, papig « Vulgar Latin *papāvum, for Latin papāver]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowerspoppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, poppy family - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
Papaver alpinum, Iceland poppy - Old World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers
Papaver californicum, western poppy - showy annual of California with red flowers
Papaver argemone, prickly poppy - annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
arctic poppy, Iceland poppy, Papaver nudicaule - subarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers
oriental poppy, Papaver orientale - commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers
corn poppy, field poppy, Flanders poppy, Papaver rhoeas - annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated
opium poppy, Papaver somniferum - southwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium
Chelidonium majus, greater celandine, swallow wort, swallowwort, celandine - perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers
California poppy, Eschscholtzia californica - of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers
golden cup, Hunnemania fumariifolia, Mexican tulip poppy - native of Mexican highlands grown for its glossy clear yellow flowers and blue-grey finely dissected foliage
bocconia, Macleaya cordata, plume poppy - herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers
blue poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia - Chinese perennial having mauve-pink to bright sky blue flowers in drooping cymes
Meconopsis cambrica, Welsh poppy - widely cultivated west European plant with showy pale yellow flowers
creamcups, Platystemon californicus - California plant with small pale yellow flowers
flaming poppy, Papaver heterophyllum, Stylomecon heterophyllum, wind poppy - California wild poppy with bright red flowers
celandine poppy, Stylophorum diphyllum, wood poppy - perennial herb native to woodland of the eastern United States having yellow flowers
Translations
خَشْخاشخُشْخَاش
mák
valmue
unikko
mak
mákpipacs
draumsóleydraumsóley, valmúi
ケシ
양귀비
papaver
aguona
magone
valmuefjellvalmueopiumsvalmue
mac
mak
mak
vallmo
ดอกป็อปปี้
hoa anh túc

poppy

[ˈpɒpɪ]
A. Namapola f
B. CPD Poppy Day N (Brit) día en el que se recuerda a las caídos en las dos guerras mundiales
poppy seed Nsemilla f de amapola
POPPY DAY
Poppy Day es la expresión coloquial para referirise al Remembrance Day o Remembrance Sunday, día en que se recuerdan los caídos en las dos grandes guerras mundiales del siglo XX. La celebración se hace el segundo domingo de noviembre y en los días que preceden a este día se venden amapolas de papel con el fin de recaudar fondos destinados a las instituciones de caridad que prestan ayuda a los veteranos de guerra y a sus familias. Las amapolas representan las que florecieron en los campos franceses, donde tantos soldados perecieron durante la Primera Guerra Mundial.

poppy

[ˈpɒpi] n (wild)coquelicot m; (cultivated)pavot m

poppy

nMohn m

poppy

[ˈpɒpɪ] npapavero

poppy

(ˈpopi) plural ˈpoppies noun
a type of plant with large, usually red flowers.

poppy

خُشْخَاش mák valmue Mohnblume παπαρούνα amapola unikko coquelicot mak papavero ケシ 양귀비 papaver valmue mak papoula мак vallmo ดอกป็อปปี้ gelincik hoa anh túc 罂粟
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Poppy plant is the species of Papaveraceae plant with the scientific name of Papaver somniferum L.
He said the lack of access to proper market had left farmers with no option but to grow poppy plant in their fields.
The drop was caused for the most part by a poppy plant infection that started to appear after spring flowering and hit the southern provinces of Helmand and Kandahar especially hard, according to the summary of UNODC's annual Afghan Opium Survey.
Heroin is derived from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seedpod of the Asian poppy plant.
The waste material consists of mulched straw and seed capsules from the poppy plant (Papaver somniferum L.
FOUR INDIAN men yesterday appeared in court in connection with last month's opium poppy plant find in a Morphou district village.
It is an opiate, or drug that comes from opium, the white liquid produced by the poppy plant.
Heroin is an opiate, a kind of drug that's culled from the seed of a poppy plant.
Opioid drugs (sometimes called 'narcotic painkillers') are derived from the opium poppy plant.
This is a compilation of medical writings featuring everything from diseases of the tongue to diseases of the toes and offers a remedy for a colicky child that can be made from "pods of the poppy plant and fly dirt which is on the wall.
HEROINl Heroin is an extremely dangerous and powerful opiate which is derived from the poppy plant.