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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Poppy  \Pop"py\,  n.;  pl  {Poppies}.  [OE.  popy,  AS  popig  L. 
  papaver.]  (Bot.) 
  Any  plant  or  species  of  the  genus  {Papaver},  herbs  with  showy 
  polypetalous  flowers  and  a  milky  juice.  From  one  species 
  ({Papaver  somniferum})  opium  is  obtained,  though  all  the 
  species  contain  it  to  some  extent;  also  a  flower  of  the 
  plant.  See  Illust.  of  {Capsule}. 
 
  {California  poppy}  (Bot.),  any  yellow-flowered  plant  of  the 
  genus  {Eschscholtzia}. 
 
  {Corn  poppy}.  See  under  {Corn}. 
 
  {Horn},  or  {Horned},  {poppy}.  See  under  {Horn}. 
 
  {Poppy  bee}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  leaf-cutting  bee  ({Anthocopa 
  papaveris})  which  uses  pieces  cut  from  poppy  petals  for 
  the  lining  of  its  cells;  --  called  also  {upholsterer  bee}. 
 
 
  {Prickly  poppy}  (Bot.),  {Argemone  Mexicana},  a 
  yellow-flowered  plant  of  the  Poppy  family,  but  as  prickly 
  as  a  thistle. 
 
  {Poppy  seed},  the  seed  the  opium  poppy  ({P.  somniferum}). 
 
  {Spatling  poppy}  (Bot.),  a  species  of  Silene  ({S.  inflata}). 
  See  {Catchfly}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horned  \Horned\,  a. 
  Furnished  with  a  horn  or  horns;  furnished  with  a  hornlike 
  process  or  appendage;  as  horned  cattle;  having  some  part 
  shaped  like  a  horn. 
 
  The  horned  moon  with  one  bright  star  Within  the  nether 
  tip.  --Coleridge. 
 
  {Horned  bee}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  British  wild  bee  ({Osmia 
  bicornis}),  having  two  little  horns  on  the  head. 
 
  {Horned  dace}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  American  cyprinoid  fish 
  ({Semotilus  corporialis})  common  in  brooks  and  ponds;  the 
  common  chub.  See  Illust.  of  {Chub}. 
 
  {Horned  frog}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  very  large  Brazilian  frog 
  ({Ceratophrys  cornuta}),  having  a  pair  of  triangular  horns 
  arising  from  the  eyelids. 
 
  {Horned  grebe}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  species  of  grebe  ({Colymbus 
  auritus}),  of  Arctic  Europe  and  America,  having  two  dense 
  tufts  of  feathers  on  the  head. 
 
  {Horned  horse}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  gnu. 
 
  {Horned  lark}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  shore  lark. 
 
  {Horned  lizard}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  horned  toad. 
 
  {Horned  owl}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  North  American  owl  ({Bubo 
  Virginianus}),  having  a  pair  of  elongated  tufts  of 
  feathers  on  the  head.  Several  distinct  varieties  are 
  known  as  the  Arctic,  Western,  dusky,  and  striped  horned 
  owls,  differing  in  color,  and  inhabiting  different 
  regions;  --  called  also  {great  horned  owl},  {horn  owl}, 
  {eagle  owl},  and  {cat  owl}.  Sometimes  also  applied  to  the 
  {long-eared  owl}.  See  {Eared  owl},  under  {Eared}. 
 
  {Horned  poppy}.  (Bot.)  See  {Horn  poppy},  under  {Horn}. 
 
  {Horned  pout}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  American  fresh-water  siluroid 
  fish;  the  bullpout. 
 
  {Horned  rattler}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  species  of  rattlesnake 
  ({Crotalus  cerastes}),  inhabiting  the  dry,  sandy  plains, 
  from  California  to  Mexico.  It  has  a  pair  of  triangular 
  horns  between  the  eyes;  --  called  also  {sidewinder}. 
 
  {Horned  ray}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  sea  devil. 
 
  {Horned  screamer}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  kamichi. 
 
  {Horned  snake}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  cerastes. 
 
  {Horned  toad}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  lizard  of  the  genus 
  {Phrynosoma},  of  which  nine  or  ten  species  are  known 
  These  lizards  have  several  hornlike  spines  on  the  head, 
  and  a  broad,  flat  body,  covered  with  spiny  scales.  They 
  inhabit  the  dry,  sandy  plains  from  California  to  Mexico 
  and  Texas.  Called  also  {horned  lizard}. 
 
  {Horned  viper}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Cerastes}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horned 
  adj  :  having  a  horn  or  horns  or  hornlike  parts  or  horns  of  a 
  particular  kind  "horned  viper";  "great  horned  owl"; 
  "the  unicorn--a  mythical  horned  beast";  "long-horned 
  cattle"  [ant:  {hornless}] 




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