Definition of Welsh poppy in English:

Welsh poppy


  • A yellow- or orange-flowered European poppy of shady rocky places.

    • ‘The Snowdon lily and the Welsh poppy are neck-and-neck in Caernarvonshire.’
    • ‘Forget-me-nots are easily grown, as are sweet woodruff and Welsh poppies.’
    • ‘Yews and Welsh poppies announce the Field Centre. Once a Georgian mansion, now there's laboratory glass on the windowsills and computers in the lounge.’
    • ‘Behind the house were meadows, riotous with summer wildflowers: Welsh poppies, gentians, and sage.’