poppy oil


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poppy oil

[′päp·ē ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Golden-yellow drying oil with pleasant taste and aroma; soluble in carbon disulfide, ether, and chloroform; expressed from poppy seeds, especially of the opium poppy; used as a food oil; in artist's colors, soaps, varnishes, and lubricants. Also known as poppy-seed oil.
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