Horned poppy
Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster]

The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

{Horned bee} (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee ({Osmia bicornis}), having two little horns on the head.

{Horned dace} (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish ({Semotilus corporialis}) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub. See Illust. of {Chub}.

{Horned frog} (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog ({Ceratophrys cornuta}), having a pair of triangular horns arising from the eyelids.

{Horned grebe} (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe ({Colymbus auritus}), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense tufts of feathers on the head.

{Horned horse} (Zo["o]l.), the gnu.

{Horned lark} (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.

{Horned lizard} (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.

{Horned owl} (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl ({Bubo Virginianus}), having a pair of elongated tufts of feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different regions; -- called also {great horned owl}, {horn owl}, {eagle owl}, and {cat owl}. Sometimes also applied to the {long-eared owl}. See {Eared owl}, under {Eared}.

{Horned poppy}. (Bot.) See {Horn poppy}, under {Horn}.

{Horned pout} (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish; the bullpout.

{Horned rattler} (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake ({Crotalus cerastes}), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns between the eyes; -- called also {sidewinder}.

{Horned ray} (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.

{Horned screamer} (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.

{Horned snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.

{Horned toad} (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus {Phrynosoma}, of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called also {horned lizard}.

{Horned viper}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Cerastes}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Horned poppy — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horned poppy — ▪ plant also called  sea poppy   any of approximately 25 species of plants that constitute the genus Glaucium of the poppy family (Papaveraceae). All species are weedy garden plants native to Eurasia. The yellow horned poppy (G. flavum) is native …   Universalium

  • horned poppy — Horn Horn (h[^o]rn), n. [AS. horn; akin to D. horen, hoorn, G., Icel., Sw., & Dan. horn, Goth. ha[ u]rn, W., Gael., & Ir. corn, L. cornu, Gr. ke ras, and perh. also to E. cheer, cranium, cerebral; cf. Skr. [,c]iras head. Cf. {Carat}, {Corn} on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horned-poppy — geltonasis vaiklas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aguoninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Glaucium flavum), paplitęs pietų Europoje, pietvakarių Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Glaucium flavum angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • horned poppy — noun yellow flowered Eurasian glaucous herb naturalized in along sandy shores in eastern North America • Syn: ↑horn poppy, ↑yellow horned poppy, ↑sea poppy, ↑Glaucium flavum • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horned poppy — noun a poppy with greyish green lobed leaves, large flowers, and a long curved seed capsule. [Glaucium flavum (yellow horned poppy) and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • horned poppy — /hɔnd ˈpɒpi/ (say hawnd popee) noun any of several species of herbs of Europe and western Asia, belonging to the genus Glaucium, especially the yellow horned poppy, G. flavum, with large flowers and long curved capsules …   Australian English dictionary

  • horned poppy. — See horn poppy. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • horned poppy. — See horn poppy. [1540 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow horned-poppy — geltonasis vaiklas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aguoninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Glaucium flavum), paplitęs pietų Europoje, pietvakarių Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Glaucium flavum angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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