Poppy meaning

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An affectionate nickname given to a father or grandfather, or a male authority figure standing in a similar position.
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A vivid red to reddish orange.
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Any of various other plants of the family Papaveraceae, such as the California poppy.
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The flower of any of these plants.
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Any of a number of plants of the poppy family resembling the poppy.
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(music) In the style of pop music.
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An extract, as opium, made from poppy juice.
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Designating a family (Papaveraceae, order Papaverales) of widely distributed, dicotyledonous plants, including the bloodroot and celandine.
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Any plant of the species Papaver, with crumpled often red petals and a milky juice.
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A bright red colour, tinted with orange, like that of the poppy flower.

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(chiefly UK, Canada) A simple artificial poppy worn in the buttonhole to remember the fallen in the two World Wars, especially around Remembrance Sunday.
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Of a bright red color, tinted with orange, like that of the poppy flower.
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Having a popping sound.
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(mostly U.K.): A female given name, a flower name used since the end of the 19th century.
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Any of various plants of the genus Papaver, having colorful flowers usually with four delicate petals, milky sap, and a capsule with pores that release numerous small seeds.
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Any of a genus (Papaver) of annual and perennial plants of the poppy family, having a milky juice, showy pink, white, red, orange, purple, or yellow flowers, and capsules containing many small seeds, including the opium poppy.
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Origin of poppy

  • Middle English popi from Old English popig probably alteration of Vulgar Latin papāvum alteration of Latin papāver

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • pop (“pop music") +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary

  • pop (“sound") +"Ž -y.

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  • From Old English popiÄ¡.

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  • Diminutive of pop.

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