from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fixed oil expressed from the seeds of the opium-poppy.
  • noun A limpid light-yellow oil obtained, chiefly in India, from the seeds of the Mexican or prickly poppy. It saponifies readily, burns well, is recommended for lubricating, and credited with medicinal properties.
  • noun An oil, little utilized, obtained from the seeds of the horned poppy.


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