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- proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Ranunculales — many plants related to the poppy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A natural family of herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The poppy family, an order of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants, of the cohort Parietales, distinguished by the two to three sepals, and minute embryo near the base of fleshy albumen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
Papaveraceae, Phloxoides and Statice, being the only plants; and perhaps this may be assumed as having no particular plant, all those enumerated being found below.
Boragineae, and Compositae; Papaveraceae are very common with Glaucium.
_Sanguinaria_ belongs to the Papaveraceae -- the poppy family. '
Now the blood of the Papaveraceae has a taint also; it is apt to have a narcotic quality. '
Corydalis vaginans (Papaveraceae )  3 Reaction and Specificity Catalyzed reaction (S) - N-methylcanadine + NADPH + H+ + O2 = allocryptopine + NADP+ + H2 O (stereo - and regiospecificity ) Reaction type oxidation redox reaction reduction Natural substrates and products S (S) - cis-N-methylcanadine + NADPH + O2