Definition of Poppy seed
1. Noun. Small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items.
Group relationships: Opium Poppy, Papaver Somniferum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Poppy Seed
Literary usage of Poppy seed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"Physical and Chemical Constants of the Mixed Fatly Acids poppy seed OIL ... poppy seed oil is obtained from the seeds of the poppy, ..."
2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1851)
"MANUFACTURE OF OIL FROM poppy seed. lt.: JVC SMITH, an eminent practical writer, in his editorial correspondence to the Boston Medical Journal, ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"B Loughran. il Nature Study 13:27-8 Ja 'П Poppy-seed* sent from the East; poem. V. Meynell. Now Statesman 13:119 My 3 'ID Poppy's story. J. Traver. ..."
4. Tropical Agriculture: A Treatise on the Culture, Preparation, Commerce and by Peter Lund Simmonds (1889)
"POPPY-SEED OIL.—The seeds yield by expression about 50 per cent. of a bland and very ... The poppy seed is eaten by the natives made into sweetmeats, ..."
5. American Druggist (1891)
"It deals fully with the habitat of the poppy, the trade in poppy seed and ... The average yearly export of poppy seed from India during the past ten years ..."
6. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1907)
"POPPY-SEED OIL Is the oil obtained from the seed of the ... WHITE POPPY-SEED OIL, "COLD-DRAWN" POPPY-SEED OIL, ÍS poppy-Seed ..."