meconopsis

noun mec·o·nop·sis \ˌmekəˈnäpsə̇s, ˌmēk-\

Definition of meconopsis

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of annual or perennial chiefly Asiatic herbs (family Papaveraceae) having flowers with stigmas forming a globular mass atop the ovary

  2. 2 plural meconopses \-(ˌ)sēz\ :  any plant of the genus Meconopsis

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Origin and Etymology of meconopsis

New Latin, from mecon- + -opsis


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