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Matilija poppy

[muh-til-uh-hah] /məˈtɪl əˌhɑ/
noun
1.
a tree poppy, Romneya coulteri, of California and Mexico, having thin, paperlike leaves and large, solitary, white flowers.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; after the Matilija Canyon, Ventura County, California
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