popcorn flower


a plant, Plagiobothrys nothofulvus, of the borage family, native to the western U.S., having coiled clusters of small white flowers.

Nearby words

  1. pop-top,
  2. pop-up,
  3. pop.,
  4. popayán,
  5. popcorn,
  6. popcorn movie,
  7. pope,
  8. pope's eye,
  9. pope's nose,
  10. pope, alexander

Origin of popcorn flower

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019