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poppy seed

noun

Simple Definition of poppy seed

  • : the small, black seed of a poppy that is used in baked goods (such as breads and cakes)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of poppy seed

  1. :  the seed of a poppy used chiefly as a topping or flavoring for baked goods

Examples of poppy seed in a sentence

  1. Sprinkle poppy seeds on the bread before baking.



14th Century

First Known Use of poppy seed

14th century


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