Iceland poppy

noun

Definition of Iceland poppy

: a poppy (Papaver nudicaule) of holarctic regions often cultivated for its usually single showy flowers

First Known Use of Iceland poppy

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Iceland poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iceland%20poppy. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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