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Noun: prickly poppy  'prik-lee'pó-pee
  1. Any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
    - argemone, white thistle, devil's fig
  2. Annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
    - Papaver argemone

Derived forms: prickly poppies

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, poppy

Part of: genus Argemone, genus Papaver, Papaver

Encyclopedia: Prickly poppy