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A perennial plant (Papaver orientale) native to southwest Asia, widely cultivated for its brilliant scarlet and black flowers.
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an ornamental poppy, Papaver orientale, of Asia, having bristly stems and leaves and showy flowers.
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|Noun||1.||oriental poppy - commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers|
poppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
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