upholsterer bee


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Poppy \Pop"py\, n.; pl. Poppies. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L.
   papaver.] (Bot.)
   Any plant or species of the genus Papaver, herbs with showy
   polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species
   (Papaver somniferum) opium is obtained, though all the
   species contain it to some extent; also, a flower of the
   plant. See Illust. of Capsule.
   [1913 Webster]

   California poppy (Bot.), any yellow-flowered plant of the
      genus Eschscholtzia.

   Corn poppy. See under Corn.

   Horn poppy, or Horned poppy. See under Horn.

   Poppy bee (Zool.), a leaf-cutting bee ({Anthocopa
      papaveris}) which uses pieces cut from poppy petals for
      the lining of its cells; -- called also upholsterer bee.
      

   Prickly poppy (Bot.), Argemone Mexicana, a
      yellow-flowered plant of the Poppy family, but as prickly
      as a thistle.

   Poppy seed, the seed the opium poppy ({Papaver
      somniferum}).

   Spatling poppy (Bot.), a species of Silene ({Silene
      inflata}). See Catchfly.
      [1913 Webster] Poppy
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Upholsterer \Up*hol"ster*er\, n. [A substitution for older
   upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also
   written upholster, upholdster. See Upholder, and
   -ster.]
   One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and
   the like; one who upholsters.
   [1913 Webster]

   Upholsterer bee. (Zool.) See Poppy bee, under Poppy.
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