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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fixed oil expressed from the seeds of the opium-poppy.
  • n. 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.
  • n. An oil, little utilized, obtained from the seeds of the horned poppy.

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