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Pa·pa·ver

(pă-pā'vĕr, pă-pav'er),
A genus of plants, one species of which, Papaver somniferum (family Papaveraceae), furnishes opium.
Synonym(s): poppy
[L. poppy]

poppy

(pŏ′pē)
Any of the several plants of the genus Papaver. Opium is obtained from the juice of the unripe pods of Papaver somniferum.