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Cubes of blanched red beets — taking the place of ahi tuna — are tossed in aromatic tamari shoyu sauce with strands of slightly sweet wakame seaweed and toasted sesame seeds, garnished with poppy finger lime pearls that mimic tobiko.
Only opposition from Germany, which is unlikely, would prevent the poppies being displayed at English soccer's national stadium.
Their colors are particular too — marigold orange with cadet blue, poppy with sand.
Although opium had been used in various forms for thousands of years, morphine was the first pure medication derived from the poppy plant (1803).
One of the most iconic—and, to some, cheesy—lines of the song is when Taylor pauses from her poppy, beat-heavy chorus to record a new voicemail message.
Don’t miss Swallow’s Cottage, a tranquil rock cave where swallows nest behind a curtain of dripping water, or the fields of endemic poppies that bloom in April.
Lavender, forget me knot and poppy are also available.
For hundreds of years its main economy has been based on growing poppies for opium, an enterprise that still flourishes.
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Origin and Etymology of poppy
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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