Welsh poppy

noun

Definition of Welsh poppy 

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

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First Known Use of Welsh poppy

1731, in the meaning defined above

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