poppy seed

noun

Definition of poppy seed

  1. :  the seed of a poppy used chiefly as a topping or flavoring for baked goods

Examples of poppy seed in a sentence

  1. Sprinkle poppy seeds on the bread before baking.

14th Century

First Known Use of poppy seed

14th century


POPPY SEED Defined for English Language Learners

poppy seed

noun

Definition of poppy seed for English Language Learners

  • : the small, black seed of a poppy that is used in baked goods (such as breads and cakes)


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