prickly poppy

noun

Definition of prickly poppy

: any of a genus (Argemone) of plants of the poppy family with white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and fruits

First Known Use of prickly poppy

1724, in the meaning defined above

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“Prickly poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prickly%20poppy. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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