Definition of Mawseed

1. n. The seed of the opium poppy.



Definition of Mawseed

1. Noun. The seed of the opium poppy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mawseed

1. poppy seed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mawseed

1. The seed of the opium poppy. Origin: Cf. G. Magsamen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mawseed

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Literary usage of Mawseed

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1. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1897)
"Rice, Oil-cake, mawseed, Buckwheat, Ground Nuts, Barley Meal, Oatmeal, Milk, Goats, Flounders, Whiting, Shrimps, Fowl-heads, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... and Asia for its capsules, from which the drug opium, and poppy-oil are derived. Native of the Mediterranean region. Summer. mawseed. Joan silver-pin. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1838)
"The seeds of the purple Papaver are known by the name of mawseed, which indicates the proper English appellation of that plant ; and this agrees with its ..."

4. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"... and thon it may be mixed with a little mawseed ; after which blend all together, which is to be supplied them fresh every day. CHAP. ..."

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