poppy seed


poppy seed

noun

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

Full Definition of POPPY SEED

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

Examples of POPPY SEED

  1. Sprinkle poppy seeds on the bread before baking.

First Known Use of POPPY SEED

14th century

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