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horn poppy

or horned poppy

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

First recorded in 1850–55
Also called sea poppy.
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Historical Examples of horn poppy

  • In his hair he had twined the fantastic leaf of the horn-poppy.

    The Divine Adventure etc. (Works vol. 4)

    Fiona Macleod