Definition of Papaver

1. Noun. Type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers.




Definition of Papaver

1. n. A genus of plants, including the poppy.

Definition of Papaver

1. Noun. (botany) Any plant of the genus ''Papaver'', the poppies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Papaver

1. A genus of plants, including the poppy. Origin: L, poppy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papaver

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papalizing
papally
papalties
papalty
papaphilia
papaphobia
paparazza
paparazze
paparazzi
paparazzification
paparazzo
paparchies
paparchy
papas
papaver (current term)
papaveraceous
papaveretum
papaverine
papaverines
papaverous
papavers
papaw
papaw tree
papaws
papaya
papaya family
papaya juice
papaya tree
papayan

Literary usage of Papaver

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"The species of papaver are about a dozen, erect annual or perennial herbs with ... papaver somniferum, the Opium Poppy, was first introduced to Britain ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"Wild Poppy, with a double purple Flower and white Bottom. 17. papaver ... CBP Letter Wild Poppy, or Dwarf Poppy. 18. papaver ; luteum perenne ..."

3. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"5 petals: Nectaries 5; horned in the lower part. [papaver ... STRATIOTES. Cal. with 3 divisions: Bloss. 3 petals : Berry 6-celled ; in a sheath. [papaver ..."

4. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"A native of Buenos Ayres. Three feet high. papaver. Poppy. " And the poppies red, On their v.-isli'ul bed, Turn up tbeir dark blue eyes to thee. ..."

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