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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“Welsh poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20poppy. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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