from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the seed the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum).
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- n. small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items
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I was walking along the Rue des Rosiers, past the falafel stands and the sweet shops with the trays of poppy seed cake in the window, when I saw Chiara Grzebine coming out of Jo Goldenberg with a man I recognized from television but whose identity I couldn’t quite place.
In case of restlessness, a decoction of poppy seed is given the child after it has been carried to the ordinary roosting-place of the chickens and kept there for a while.
After the lecture, the head of the program, an elegant young woman who is rumored to be married to a KGB colonel, unveils a table with an electric samovar and a pile of big poppy seed bagels called bubliki, and, along with our students, we drink tea out of traditional glasses propped in metal holders.
“facilitating the license to ship poppy seed to McKesson and Robbins,” and come over and see big world-forces at work?