horn poppy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n horn poppy yellow-flowered Eurasian glaucous herb naturalized in along sandy shores in eastern North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Horn poppy (Bot) a plant allied to the poppy (Glaucium luteum), found on the sandy shores of Great Britain and Virginia; -- called also horned poppy.
    • Horn poppy See under Horn.
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Usage

In literature:

GLAUCIUM, or HORNED POPPY.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
In his hair he had twined the fantastic leaf of the horn-poppy.
"The Divine Adventure Volume IV" by Fiona Macleod
The horned poppy, though a biennial, will flower the first year if started indoors in March.
"Gardening for Little Girls" by Olive Hyde Foster
The Horned Poppy has two green sepals which are very rough and hairy.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
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In poetry:

Then the music of a horn
And the flash of scarlet men,
Thick as poppies in the corn
All across the dusky glen.
"A Fairy Hunt" by Francis Ledwidge