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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of papaveraceous herbs, with poppy-like flowers, glaucous foliage, and an acrid copper-colored juice. There are 5 or 6 species, natives of Europe, of which G. luteum, the yellow horn-poppy, is sparingly naturalized in the United States. They are sometimes cultivated for ornament.
  • n. A genus of ducks, of the subfamily Fuligulin√¶; the garrots: now usually referred to Clangula. Brisson, 1760. Also Glaucion.

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  • n. herbs of Europe and North Africa and Asia: horned poppy

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