Oriental poppy


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

Word History

First Known Use

1731, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oriental poppy was in 1731

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“Oriental poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriental%20poppy. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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Oriental poppy

: an Asian perennial poppy commonly grown for its very large showy flowers

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