(Bot.), any yellow-flowered plant of the genus Eschscholtzia. --
Corn poppy. See under Corn. --
Horned poppy. See under Horn. --
(Zol.), a leaf-cutting bee (Anthocopa papaveris) which uses pieces cut from poppy petals for the lining of its cells; -- called also
upholsterer bee. --
(Bot.), Argemone Mexicana, a yellow-flowered plant of the Poppy family, but as prickly as a thistle. --
Poppy seed, the seed the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum). --
(Bot.), a species of Silene (Silene inflata). See Catchfly.
Pop"py*head`(?), } n. [F. poupe doll, puppet. See Puppet.] (Arch.) A raised ornament frequently having the form of a final. It is generally used on the tops of the upright ends or elbows which terminate seats, etc., in Gothic churches.
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