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 Dictionary entry overview: What does poppy mean? 

POPPY (noun)
  The noun POPPY has 1 sense:

1. annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

  Familiarity information: POPPY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

POPPY (noun)

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Annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("poppy" is a kind of...):

flower (a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "poppy"):

celandine poppy; Stylophorum diphyllum; wood poppy (perennial here native to woodland of the eastern United States having yellow flowers)

flaming poppy; Papaver heterophyllum; Stylomecon heterophyllum; wind poppy (California wild poppy with bright red flowers)

creamcups; Platystemon californicus (California plant with small pale yellow flowers)

Meconopsis cambrica; Welsh poppy (widely cultivated west European plant with showy pale yellow flowers)

blue poppy; Meconopsis betonicifolia (Chinese perennial having mauve-pink to bright sky blue flowers in drooping cymes)

bocconia; Macleaya cordata; plume poppy (herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers)

golden cup; Hunnemania fumariifolia; Mexican tulip poppy (native of Mexican highlands grown for its glossy clear yellow flowers and blue-grey finely dissected foliage)

California poppy; Eschscholtzia californica (of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers)

celandine; Chelidonium majus; greater celandine; swallow wort; swallowwort (perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers)

opium poppy; Papaver somniferum (southwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium)

corn poppy; field poppy; Flanders poppy; Papaver rhoeas (annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated)

oriental poppy; Papaver orientale (commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers)

arctic poppy; Iceland poppy; Papaver nudicaule (subarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers)

Papaver argemone; prickly poppy (annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit)

Papaver californicum; western poppy (showy annual of California with red flowers)

Iceland poppy; Papaver alpinum (Old World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers)

Holonyms ("poppy" is a member of...):

family Papaveraceae; Papaveraceae; poppy family (herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits)

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