amapola

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish amapola, alteration of earlier ababol, from Andalusian Arabic [script needed] (ḥappapáwr(a)), from Latin papāver.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ma‧po‧la

Noun[edit]

amapola

  1. a poppy; any plant of the genus Papaver
  2. the Dixie rosemallow (Hibiscus mutabilis)

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

amapóla

  1. poppy

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of earlier ababol, from Andalusian Arabic [script needed] (ḥappapáwr(a)), from Latin papāver. Initial syllable influenced by Arabic حب(ḥabb, grain, seeds). Compare English poppy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amapola f (plural amapolas)

  1. poppy
    Synonym: adormidera

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