Oriental poppy
noun Date: 1731 an Asian perennial poppy (Papaver orientale) that is commonly cultivated for its large showy flowers

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  • Oriental poppy — n. a perennial poppy (Papaver orientale), cultivated for its large red, pink, or white flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Oriental poppy — Taxobox name = Oriental poppy image width = 225px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Papaveraceae genus = Papaver species = P. orientale binomial = Papaver orientale binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Oriental poppy — rytinė aguona statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aguoninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Papaver orientale), paplitęs Kaukaze, Irane ir Turkijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Papaver orientale angl. Oriental poppy vok. orientalischer Mohn rus. мак… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • oriental poppy — noun commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers • Syn: ↑Papaver orientale • Hypernyms: ↑poppy • Member Holonyms: ↑Papaver, ↑genus Papaver …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oriental poppy — a poppy, Papaver orientale, of Asia, having bristly stems and leaves and showy scarlet, pink, or white flowers, cultivated as an ornamental. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Oriental poppy — O′rien′tal pop′py n. pln an ornamental poppy, Papaver orientale, of Asia, having bristly stems and leaves and showy flowers • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Poppy — A poppy is any of a number of showy flowers, typically withone per stem, belonging to the poppy family. They include a number of attractive wildflower species with showy flowers found growing singularly or in large groups; many species are also… …   Wikipedia

  • poppy — poppylike, adj. /pop ee/, n., pl. poppies for 1, 2, 4 7. 1. any plant of the genus Papaver, having showy, usually red flowers. Cf. poppy family. 2. any of several related or similar plants, as the California poppy or the prickly poppy. 3. an… …   Universalium

  • poppy — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bloom, blossom, herb; see drug 2 , flower 1 , 2 . Varieties of poppies include: opium, corn, Iceland, black, California, field, garden, yellow horned, long headed, Mexican, Oriental, prickly, red, Shirley, seaside, dwarf …   English dictionary for students

  • Papaver orientale — Oriental poppy Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division …   Wikipedia

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