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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Papaveraceae — the poppies.

Etymologies

Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778) after Latin pappa ("milk"), because it has latex which resembles milk.[2] (Wiktionary)

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