Definition of poppy seed
: the seed of a poppy used chiefly as a topping or flavoring for baked goods
Examples of poppy seed in a Sentence
Sprinkle poppy seeds on the bread before baking.
First Known Use of poppy seed
POPPY SEED Defined for English Language Learners
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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