HyperDic: prickly_poppy

English > 2 senses of the expression prickly poppy:
NOUNplantprickly poppy, argemone, white thistle, devil's figany plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods
plantprickly poppy, Papaver argemoneannual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
English > prickly poppy: 2 senses > 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.
Synonymsargemone, white thistle, devil's fig
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
English > prickly poppy: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningannual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit.
SynonymPapaver argemone
Member ofPapaver, genus Papavertype genus of the Papaveraceae
Broaderpoppyannual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

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