Simple Definition of poppy seed
: 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 in a sentence
Sprinkle poppy seeds on the bread before baking.
First Known Use of poppy seed
Rhymes with poppy seed
aniseed, antecede, beating reed, beggarweed, bitterweed, bottle-feed, bugleweed, butterweed, carpetweed, centipede, chicken feed, copyread, cottonseed, cottonweed, crazyweed, double reed, Ganymede, giant reed, go to seed, interbreed, intercede, interplead, jewelweed, jimsonweed, locoweed, millipede, Nicene Creed, overfeed, pedigreed, pickerelweed, Port Said, pumpkinseed, quitclaim deed, retrocede, rosinweed, Runnymede, silverweed, supersede, thimbleweed, title deed, tumbleweed, underfeed, up to speed, waterweed
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "poppy seed"
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