Oriental poppy

noun

Definition of Oriental poppy

: an Asian perennial poppy (Papaver orientale) that is commonly cultivated for its large showy flowers

First Known Use of Oriental poppy

1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Oriental poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriental%20poppy. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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