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opium poppy


opium poppy

noun

Definition of OPIUM POPPY

:  an annual Eurasian poppy (Papaver somniferum) cultivated since antiquity as the source of opium, for its edible oily seeds, or for its showy flowers
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Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
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