Silene inflata
Poppy Pop"py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all the species contain it to some extent; also, a flower of the plant. See Illust. of {Capsule}. [1913 Webster]

{California poppy} (Bot.), any yellow-flowered plant of the genus {Eschscholtzia}.

{Corn poppy}. See under {Corn}.

{Horn poppy}, or {Horned poppy}. See under {Horn}.

{Poppy bee} (Zo["o]l.), a leaf-cutting bee ({Anthocopa papaveris}) which uses pieces cut from poppy petals for the lining of its cells; -- called also {upholsterer bee}.

{Prickly poppy} (Bot.), {Argemone Mexicana}, a yellow-flowered plant of the Poppy family, but as prickly as a thistle.

{Poppy seed}, the seed the opium poppy ({Papaver somniferum}).

{Spatling poppy} (Bot.), a species of Silene ({Silene inflata}). See {Catchfly}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Silene inflata — Spattling poppy Spat tling pop py, n. [Prov. E. spattle to spit + E. poppy.] (Bot.) A kind of catchfly ({Silene inflata}) which is sometimes frothy from the action of captured insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silene inflata — Knapbottle Knap bot tle, n. (Bot.) The bladder campion ({Silene inflata}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silene inflata — Behen Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silene inflata — Campion Cam pi*on, n. [Prob. fr. L. campus field.] (Bot.) A plant of the Pink family ({Cucubalus bacciferus}), bearing berries regarded as poisonous. [1913 Webster] {Bladder campion}, a plant of the Pink family ({Cucubalus Behen} or {Silene… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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