Definition for Poppy

poppy, n. [Early OE < L. papāver, poppy.]

Plant of the genus Papaver from which opium is extracted; bright flower with showy red petals; [fig.] consolation; reassurance; relief; comfort from fears of mortality; solace from grief caused by death; brilliantly colored sun at setting; red-robed Millennial Messiah [see Revelation 19:13]; Jesus Christ, conqueror of death.

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