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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the poppy family Papaveraceae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural family of plants (Papaveraceae) of which the poppy, the celandine, and the bloodroot are well-known examples.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the Papaveraceæ or to the poppy.


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  • Characteristic of, related to, or resembling the poppy; papaveraceous.

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