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a family, Papaveraceae, of nonwoody plants of lobed or dissected leaves, showy solitary flowers, and a milky white or pinkish juice.
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|Noun||1.||poppy family - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits|
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
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
genus Argemone - prickly poppies
genus Bocconia - tropical American trees or shrubs closely related to genus Macleaya
genus Meconopsis, Meconopsis - herbs almost entirely of mountains of China and Tibet; often monocarpic