Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The seeds of the opium-poppy, Papaver somniferum: so called from being used as food for cage-birds, especially when molting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) The seed of the opium poppy.

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  • noun The seed of the opium poppy.

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Compare German Magsamen.

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