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papaver

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

păpāver: ĕris, n. (ante-class., m.) [etym. dub.; cf. root pa- of pasco, πέπαμαι],
I the poppy.
I Lit.: papaver Gallicanus, Cato ap. Charis. p. 64 P.: sesamum papaveremque, Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 113;
v. infra, prov.; Varr. ap. Non. 220, 11: luteum, Cat. 19, 12: spargens soporiferum papaver, Verg. A. 4, 486; id. G. 4, 131: Lethaeo perfusa papavera somno, id. ib. 1, 78: Cereale, id. ib. 1, 212: nigrum, Plin. 26, 8, 40, § 67; 20, 18, 76, § 198. —In plur.: summa papaverum capita, the heads of the tallest poppies, Liv. 1, 54, 6; Petr. poët. 132, 11.—Prov.: confit cito, Quam si formicis tu obicias papaverem, of any thing that quickly disappears, Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 8.—
   B Transf., a kernel, seed: papaver fici, fig-seed, Tert. Praescr. 36.—
II Trop.: dicta quasi papavere et sesamo sparsa, Petr. 1 fin.>

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

păpāvĕr,¹¹ ĕris, n., pavot : Priap. 3, 12 ; Virg. En. 4, 486 ; Liv. 1, 54, 6 ; Plin. 26, 67 || pépin [de figue] : Tert. Præscr. 36. m., arch. : Pl. Pœn. 326 ; Trin. 410.

Latin > German (Georges)

papāver, eris, n., I) der Mohn, candidum, nigrum, Plin.: papaveris folium, Plin.: papaveris semen, Plin. – archaist. als masc. (vgl. Prisc. 5, 44), Gallicanus, Cato fr.: Acc. papaverem, Plaut. Poen. 326 u. trin. 410. Varro fr. bei Non. 220, 11. – Sprichw., confit cito; non hercle minus divorse distrahitur cito, quam si formicis tu obicias papaverem, Plaut. trin. 410. – im Gleichnis, melliti verborum globuli et omnia dicta factaque quasi papavere et sesamo sparsa, Petron. 1, 3. – Plur. papavera, bald = Mohnarten, Plin. 19, 21; bald = Mohnpflanzen, papavera lasso collo, Petron. poët. 132, 11: papaverum capita, Mohnköpfe, Liv. 1, 54, 6; bald = Mohnblumen, Plin. 13, 108; bald = Mohnkörner, Mohn, Verg. georg. 4, 545. Ov. am. 3, 6, 31. [[Ser.]] Samm. 362; bald = Mohnköpfe, decutere papavera altissima, Plin. 19, 169. Vgl. Neue Wagener Formenl.3 1, 614. – II) übtr., papaver fici, Feigenkerne, Tert. adv. haeret. 36.

Latin > English

papaver papaveris N N :: poppy; poppy-seed