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ˈtu lɪp, ˈtyu-tulip

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tulipnoun

    any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower


  1. tulipnoun

    The flower of this plant.

    Etymology: From Modern Latin tulipa, from tülbent, from دلبند, also the root of turban; cognate with Mazandarani تولیپ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tulipnoun

    any plant of the liliaceous genus Tulipa. Many varieties are cultivated for their beautiful, often variegated flowers


  1. Tulip

    The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which up to 109 species have been described and which belongs to the family Liliaceae. The genus's native range extends from as far west as Southern Europe, Anatolia, Israel, Palestine, North Africa, and Iran to the Northwest of China. The tulip's centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or to be displayed as fresh-cut flowers. Most cultivars of tulip are derived from Tulipa gesneriana.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tulip

    tū′lip, n. a genus of bulbous plants of the order Liliaceæ, with over forty species, having highly-coloured bell-shaped flowers.—adj. Tū′lip-eared, prick-eared, as a dog.—ns. Tulipomā′nia, a craze for the cultivation of tulips; Tū′lip-tree, a large North American tree, having tulip-like flowers; Tū′lip-wood, the soft, fine, straight-grained wood of the tulip-tree. [O. Fr. tulipe, tulippe, tulipan—Turk. tulbend, a turban.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tulip in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tulip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Les Borsai:

    A tulip was a tulip, these things do have completely robust technologies connected to them.

  2. Michele Bachmann:

    My favorite thing is landscaping. I love landscaping. And so what I'll do is, mostly I put language into search engines, and if I want to look, like, at tulip gardens, or, like, Georgian gardens, i love English gardens, how they're laid out. Japanese gardens, Asian gardens. So, I'm kind of a frustrated landscaper.

  3. Michael Pachter:

    This is the tulip bubble all over again, he doesn’t even know what GameStop sells.

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