Welsh poppy

noun

: a widely cultivated western European plant (Meconopsis cambrica) of the family Papaveraceae with showy pale-yellow pedunculate flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1731, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Welsh poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20poppy. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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