a common Old World poppy, Papaver rhoeas, having bright-red flowers.
- Also called field poppy, Flanders poppy.
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How to use corn poppy in a sentence
The corn-poppy was abundant, and many of the trees, flowering bulbs, and plants were identical with those in Pungo Andongo.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa | David Livingstone
I believe the common corn-poppy has been seen indigenous in Sicily.More Letters of Charles Darwin | Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for corn poppy
a poppy, Papaver rhoeas, that has bright red flowers and grows in cornfields. Since World War I it has been the symbol of fallen soldiers: Also called: coquelicot, Flanders poppy, field poppy
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