from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The wild poppy, or red corn rose.
- n. The color of the wild poppy; a color nearly red, like orange mixed with scarlet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wild poppy; corn-rose; hence, the color of wild poppy; a color nearly red, or red mixed with orange.
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I would love to send you a bunch of wild coquelicot from a field just outside Paris ☻ ☻
And how could you not like a word like coquelicot that evokes an instant image of a field of lovely red poppies swaying in the breeze under a brilliant blue Provencal sky?
For example: un coquelicot (or poppy) for Jules from Maine ... or "un oeillet jaune (a yellow carnation) from Beijing" ....
For example: un coquelicot (or poppy) for Jules from Maine... or "un oeillet jaune (a yellow carnation) from Beijing"....
We were ushered in to the waiting room, which was so very quiet and civilized, and offered a cup of coquelicot tea.
Un coquelicot pour Jules de la part de Terry a Mill Valley.
I would love to send you a bunch of wild coquelicot from a field just outside Paris ☻☻
"Champ de coquelicot" Poppy Field, 1907Klimt once said of his own work:
Current Music: of montreal, coquelicot asleep in the poppies
I still venture to retain the narrow silver round it, put twice round without any bow, and instead of the black military feather shall put in the coquelicot one as being smarter, and besides, coquelicot is to be all the fashion this winter.
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