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Any of various plants of the genus Argemone, chiefly of tropical America, having large yellow, lavender, or white flowers and prickly leaves, stems, and pods.
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(Plants) an annual papaveraceous plant, Argemone mexicana, of tropical America, having prickly stems and leaves and large yellow or white flowers
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any plant of the genus Argemone, of the poppy family, having prickly pods and yellow or white flowers.
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|Noun||1.||prickly poppy - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America|
genus Argemone - prickly poppies
Argemone mexicana, Mexican poppy - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico
|2.||prickly poppy - annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit|
poppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
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