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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

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κοινή ονομασία τών 100 περίπου ειδών του γένους παπάβερ, γνωστού και με την αρχαία και λόγια ονομασία Μήκων.
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < ιταλ. papaverone (ιδιωμ. τ. paparina) ή < ρουμαν. paparoană (< λατ. papaver, -eris «παπαρούνα»)].