poppy seed


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poppy seed

n.
The very small black, slate-blue, or white oil-rich seed of an opium poppy, used especially in baked goods.

poppy seed

n
(Cookery) the small grey seeds of one type of poppy flower, used esp on loaves and as a cake filling

pop′py seed`


n.
seed of the poppy plant, used as an ingredient or topping for breads, rolls, etc.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poppy seed - small grey seed of a poppy flowerpoppy seed - small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
opium poppy, Papaver somniferum - southwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
The earth in the kitchen garden looked wet and black and glistened like poppy seed and at a short distance merged into the dull, moist veil of mist.
Shimerda was baking bread, chewing poppy seeds as she worked.
Heart Thrive cakes are available in seven flavors including Apricot, Cranberry, Apple, Date, Raisin, Poppy Seed and Chocolate Chip.
Salad lovers may want to try their unique Organic Papaya Poppy Seed Dressing or their flavorful Organic Asian Sesame Dressing, both of which are available in 8-ounce bottles and in 1-liter salad bar-sized containers for food service.
Also, more than half of respondents pass up corn, 38% pass on popcorn and 35% shun poppy seed bagels and muffins to avoid getting food stuck between teeth at work.
Baker's is introducing two new flavors, Lemon Poppy Seed and Maple Oat.
In reviewing foods she had eaten, visits to medical providers, and use of over-the-counter or prescribed drugs, the only suspect item was a half of a poppy seed muffin eaten on the morning of the test.
Poppy seed is an oilseed obtained from the opium poppy, as defined on the internet.
John put out an appeal for poppy seed donations on the Friends of Beaumont Park's Facebook page.
Using a poppy seed named 'Lest We Forget', volunteers from the Queen's Own Yeomanry of the Territorial Army joined forces with the Greening Wingrove Community Interest Company, the Freemen of Newcastle and the City Council to mark the Great War's hundredth anniversary.
Using a poppy seed named Lest We Forget, the volunteers will spend the mornings lifting the turf, stacking it nearby, forking and raking and sowing seeds.
More than three years later, a Lawrence County hospital and the county's Children and Youth Services agency agreed to pay Mort $143,500 and to reform their policies to settle the "poppy seed" lawsuits.