papaveraceous

Related to papaveraceous: Papaveraceae

papaveraceous

(pəˌpeɪvəˈreɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Papaveraceae, a family of plants having large showy flowers and a cylindrical seed capsule with pores beneath the lid: includes the poppies and greater celandine. Also (rare): papaverous
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin papāver poppy]
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