tulip

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English[edit]

Tulips

Etymology[edit]

From French tulipe, from earlier tulipan, from Ottoman Turkishدلبند(tülbent, dülbent, cheesecloth), from Classical Persianدلبند(dulband, turban). Doublet of turban.

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tulip (plural tulips)

  1. A type of flowering plant, genus Tulipa.
    • 1876 April, “The Tulip Mania”, in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, volume LII, number CCCXL:
      "The sturdy burghers of Holland took the tulip mania so badly that single bulbs that could not flower till another year would sell for more than $2000 apiece."
    • 1918, W[illiam] B[abington] Maxwell, chapter X, in The Mirror and the Lamp, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, →OCLC:
      He looked round the poor room, at the distempered walls, and the bad engravings in meretricious frames, the crinkly paper and wax flowers on the chiffonier; and he thought of a room like Father Bryan's, with panelling, with cut glass, with tulips in silver pots, such a room as he had hoped to have for his own.
  2. The flower of this plant.

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English tulip.

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(classifier cây, bông, hoa) tulip

  1. (botany) a tulip
    Synonyms: uất kim hương, uất kim cương

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tulip (nominative plural tulips)

  1. tulip

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