HyperDic: devil[s_fig

English > 1 sense of the expression devil's fig:
NOUNplantdevil's fig, prickly poppy, argemone, white thistleany plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods
English > devil's fig: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America.
Synonymsprickly poppy, argemone, white thistle
Member ofgenus Argemoneprickly poppies
NarrowerMexican poppy, Argemone mexicanaannual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishargemone
Catalanargemone

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