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prickly poppy

noun
1.
any tropical American poppy of the genus Argemone, especially A. mexicana (Mexican poppy) having prickly pods and leaves and yellow or white, poppylike flowers.
Origin of prickly poppy
1715-1725
1715-25
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prickly poppy

noun
1.
an annual papaveraceous plant, Argemone mexicana, of tropical America, having prickly stems and leaves and large yellow or white flowers
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