noun ar·gem·o·ne

Definition of argemone

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of American herbs (family Papaveraceae) having yellow sap, prickly leaves, and showy white or yellow flowers — see prickly poppy

  2. 2 plural -s :  a plant of the genus Argemone

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Origin and Etymology of argemone

New Latin, from Latin, wind rose (Papaver argemone), from Greek argemōnē

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to cast off or become cast off

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