tulip

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English[edit]

Tulips

Etymology[edit]

From French tulipe, from earlier tulipan, from Ottoman Turkish دلبند(tülbent, dülbent, cheesecloth), from Classical Persian دلبند(dulband, turban). Doublet of turban.

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tulip (plural tulips)

  1. A type of flowering plant, genus Tulipa.
    • 1876 — "The Tulip Mania", Harper's New Monthly Magazine No. CCCXL, April 1876, Vol. LII.
      "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 4293071:
      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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