Papaver

noun

Pa·​pa·​ver pə-ˈpav-ər How to pronounce Papaver (audio) -ˈpāv- How to pronounce Papaver (audio)
: a genus (the type of the family Papaveraceae) of chiefly bristly hairy herbs that includes the opium poppy (P. somniferum)

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“Papaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Papaver. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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