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  1. Coquelicot(noun)

    the wild poppy, or red corn rose

  2. Coquelicot(noun)

    the color of the wild poppy; a color nearly red, like orange mixed with scarlet

  3. Origin: [F.]

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  1. Coquelicot

    Coquelicot is a French vernacular name for the wild corn poppy, Papaver rhoeas. The flower is distinguished by its bright red color, and orange tint. It eventually passed into English usage as the name of a color based upon that of the flower. The first recorded use of this usage was in the year 1795. Claude Monet painted "Les Coquelicots" or "Poppies Blooming" in 1873.


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