See also: Poppy
poppy (plural poppies)
- Any plant of the species Papaver, with crumpled often red petals and a milky juice.
- A bright red colour, tinted with orange, like that of the poppy flower.
- (chiefly Britain, Canada) A simple artificial poppy worn in the buttonhole to remember the fallen in the two World Wars, especially around Remembrance Sunday.
2011 November 10, Jeremy Wilson, “England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report”, in Telegraph:
- With such focus from within the footballing community this week on Remembrance Sunday, there was something appropriate about Colchester being the venue for last night’s game. Troops from the garrison town formed a guard of honour for both sets of players, who emerged for the national anthem with poppies proudly stitched into their tracksuit jackets.
- California poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
- celandine poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)
- common poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
- corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
- field poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
- Flanders poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
- Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule)
- matilija poppy (Romneya)
- opium poppy (Papaver somniferum)
- Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale)
- (reds) red; blood red, brick red, burgundy, cardinal, carmine, carnation, cerise, cherry, cherry red, Chinese red, cinnabar, claret, crimson, damask, fire brick, fire engine red, flame, flamingo, fuchsia, garnet, geranium, gules, hot pink, incarnadine, Indian red, magenta, maroon, misty rose, nacarat, oxblood, pillar-box red, pink, Pompeian red, poppy, raspberry, red violet, rose, rouge, ruby, ruddy, salmon, sanguine, scarlet, shocking pink, stammel, strawberry, Turkey red, Venetian red, vermillion, vinaceous, vinous, violet red, wine
- Of a bright red color, tinted with orange, like that of the poppy flower.
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Diminutive of pop.
- An affectionate nickname given to a father or grandfather, or a male authority figure standing in a similar position.