tree poppy

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noun

a Californian shrub, Dendromecon rigida, of the poppy family, having leathery evergreen leaves and showy, usually yellow flowers.

Nearby words

  1. tree of knowledge of good and evil,
  2. tree of life,
  3. tree of sadness,
  4. tree peony,
  5. tree planters state,
  6. tree post,
  7. tree ring,
  8. tree runner,
  9. tree shrew,
  10. tree snail

Origin of tree poppy

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Also called bush poppy.

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