poppyseed

See also: poppy seed

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From poppy +‎ seed.

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poppyseed (plural poppyseeds)

  1. The seed of the poppy, used as a flavouring in bread
    • 1988, David Quammen, The Flight of the Iguana:
      These [spiders] in my office were newborn babies. A hundred scuttering bambinos, each one no bigger than a poppyseed. Too small still for red hourglasses, too small even for red egg timers.

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