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A Eurasian poppy that is sometimes grown as an ornamental.
- ‘This year, he's bringing a particularly interesting specimen of meconopsis.’
- ‘The natural habitat of meconopsis is somewhere up the Himalayas so they are impossible to grow down South, but here in the north of Scotland, they flourish, and this is their time.’
Modern Latin, from Greek mēkōn ‘poppy’ + opsis ‘appearance’.
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