Definition of Flanders poppy in English:

Flanders poppy


  • A red poppy used as an emblem of the Allied soldiers who fell in the First World War.

    • ‘In nature one of my favourite sights is a meadow carpeted in scarlet field poppies, also known as the Corn and the Flanders poppy.’
    • ‘More recently, Sir Terence Conran included a little patch of the same scarlet Flanders poppies among the white roses in his Commemorative Peace Garden at Chelsea for the Imperial War Museum.’