Definition of Corn poppy

1. Noun. Annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated.

Exact synonyms: Field Poppy, Flanders Poppy, Papaver Rhoeas
Generic synonyms: Poppy
Group relationships: Genus Papaver, Papaver

Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Poppy

corn flakes
corn fritter
corn gluten
corn gluten feed
corn house
corn lily
corn liquor
corn marigold
corn mayweed
corn mint
corn muffin
corn oil
corn on the cob
corn pone
corn pones
corn poppy (current term)
corn pudding
corn roast
corn roaster
corn salad
corn smut
corn snake
corn snakes
corn snow
corn speedwell
corn spurrey
corn spurry
corn starch
corn starches
corn sugar

Literary usage of Corn poppy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Island Garden by Celia Thaxter (1894)
"... with a black spot rimmed with white in every petal; the corn poppy will be always clear scarlet ; the Bride a miracle of lustrous white, and so on. ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"The corn poppy is about one foot or two feet high. The leaves are alternate, long, downy, and deeply cut. The flowers in the single kind are of a brilliant ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Orange, red and white are the chief colors, besides shades of yellow, but the flowers never attain the brilliant scarlet of the corn poppy. ..."

4. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"The corn poppy, which grows in the fields of Europe, is a weed we gladly cultivate. This, naturally, has red petals and is dark at the center of the flower; ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"Of recent years pretty single forms of the corn poppy have become popular under the name of "Shirley Poppies." Being hardy annuals, they can be sown where ..."

6. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"corn poppy; scarlet color like that of the corn poppy; small bridge, culvert. —a. corn- poppy red, poppy-colored. poncer, ..."

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