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Shirley poppy

noun
1.
a cultivated strain of the corn poppy, having variously colored single or double flowers.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; after a subspecies selected and named by William Wilks (1843-1923), English horticulturist, of Shirley vicarage, Croydon, Surrey
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