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horn poppy

or horned poppy

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noun
  1. a European plant, Glaucium flavum, of the poppy family, having yellow flowers, naturalized along sandy shores in eastern North America.

Origin of horn poppy

First recorded in 1850–55
Also called sea poppy.
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  • In his hair he had twined the fantastic leaf of the horn-poppy.

    The Divine Adventure etc. (Works vol. 4)

    Fiona Macleod