Definition of Poppy family

1. Noun. Herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poppy Family

popping out
popping up
poppish
poppit
poppits
popple
poppled
popples
popplier
poppliest
poppling
popply
poppodom
poppodoms
poppy
poppy family (current term)
poppy head
poppy heads
poppy mallow
poppy seed
poppycock
poppycocks
poppyhead
poppyheads
poppylike
poppyseed
poppyseeds
poprin
poprins
pops

Literary usage of Poppy family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"poppy family. Herbs, with milky or colored sap, and alternate leaves or the upper rarely opposite. Stipules none. Flowers solitary or in clusters, perfect, ..."

2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"poppy family. Herbs or rarely shrubs with white, yellow or colorless sap and alternate exstipulate leaves or the upper rarely opposite. ..."

3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"PAP AVERAGE^:, OR poppy family. A small family of about 200 species occurring most abundantly in north temperate regions. They are especially characterized ..."

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