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Welsh poppy

noun
1.
a poppy, Meconopsis cambrica, of western Europe, having pale-green, slightly hairy foliage and pale-yellow flowers.
Origin of Welsh poppy
1735-1745
1735-45
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  • For the wild garden or wilderness the Welsh poppy (Meconopsis cambrica) is one of the best plants.

    The Wild Garden William Robinson
  • The Welsh poppy thrives, as might be expected, admirably in the grove, its rich yellow cups just showing above the meadow.

    The Wild Garden William Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for Welsh poppy

Welsh poppy

noun
1.
a perennial W European papaveraceous plant, Meconopsis cambrica, with large yellow flowers
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