Sentence Examples


  • Opium is obtained from the latex of the opium poppy (Pa paver somniferum), which contains the alkaloid morphine.
  • The attributes of Demeter are chiefly connected with her character as goddess of agriculture and vegetation - ears of corn, the poppy, the mystic basket (calathus) filled with flowers, corn and fruit of all kinds, the pomegranate being especially common.
  • The poppy is cultivated wherever it will grow, the crop being far more profitable than that of any other product.
  • Sometimes she wears a garland of flowers on her head, ears of corn and poppy-heads in her hand, symbolical of a prosperous harvest.
  • The poppy was formerly extensively cultivated, but after the anti-opium edict of 1906 vigorous measures were taken to stamp out the cultivation of the plant.

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