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welsh poppy

welsh pop·py
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [welsh, welch pop-ee]
    • /wɛlʃ, wɛltʃ ˈpɒp i/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [welsh, welch pop-ee]
    • /wɛlʃ, wɛltʃ ˈpɒp i/

Definitions of welsh poppy words

  • noun welsh poppy a poppy, Meconopsis cambrica, of western Europe, having pale-green, slightly hairy foliage and pale-yellow flowers. 1
  • noun welsh poppy a perennial W European papaveraceous plant, Meconopsis cambrica, with large yellow flowers 0

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Origin of welsh poppy

First appearance:

before 1735
One of the 48% newest English words
First recorded in 1735-45

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Parts of speech for Welsh poppy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

welsh poppy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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