Definition of coquelicot
1a : any of several poppies of the genus Papaver; especially : corn poppy b : a mallow (Callirrhoë papaver) of the southern U.S. that resembles a poppy
2 : ponceau
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Origin and Etymology of coquelicot
French, cry of a cock, cock, poppy, of imitative origin; from a comparison of the flower to the comb of a cock
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