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Coquelicot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Coquelicot The color of the wild poppy; a color nearly red, like orange mixed with scarlet.
    • Coquelicot (Bot) The wild poppy, or red corn rose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coquelicot Wild poppy; corn-rose; hence, the color of wild poppy; a color nearly red, or red mixed with orange.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Coquelicot kōk′li-ko (Jane Austen) a brilliant red, the colour of the red poppy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

How is Fatima, Philibert de Coquelicot?
"Burlesques" by William Makepeace Thackeray
She retired at once to the ladies' cabin to indue her poke-bonnet with coquelicot trimmings.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
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