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sea poppy

  1. horn poppy.
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Origin of sea poppy

First recorded in 1555–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sea poppy

Historical Examples of sea poppy

  • The gold of the sea-poppy and the pink of the thrift are trifles that are passed unseen.

    The Call of the Wildflower

    Henry S. Salt

  • On the white beach-sand dried stumps of sea-poppy shivered and chattered.

  • Among the stones by the waste places there are pale-green wrinkled leaves, and the large yellow petals of the sea-poppy.

    Nature Near London

    Richard Jefferies