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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower.

Usage examples (30)
  • That center strip has never looked so good, even in tulip season.
  • The allergic reaction that may result from exposure in sensitized people is commonly called tulip fingers.
  • "poplar," as he called the tulip-tree, bears flowers.
  • As regards the anemone (here called a tulip) being named for more
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