tulip Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “tulip” in the English Dictionary

"tulip" in British English

See all translations

tulipnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtjuː.lɪp/  us   /ˈtuː-/
a ​plant with a ​large, ​brightlycoloured, bell-shaped ​flower on a ​stem that ​grows from a bulb, or the ​flower itself
(Definition of tulip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tulip" in American English

See all translations

tulipnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtu·lɪp/
a ​plant that ​grows from a ​bulb and has a ​large, ​brightlycolored, bell-shaped ​flower on a ​stem, or the ​flower itself
(Definition of tulip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tulip”
in Korean 튤립…
in Arabic زُهور التيوليب…
in Malaysian tulip…
in French tulipe…
in Russian тюльпан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬱金香, 鬱金香花…
in Italian tulipano…
in Turkish lâle…
in Polish tulipan…
in Spanish tulipán…
in Vietnamese hoa tuy líp…
in Portuguese tulipa…
in Thai ไม้ดอกทิวลิป…
in German die Tulpe…
in Catalan tulipa…
in Japanese チューリップ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 郁金香, 郁金香花…
in Indonesian tulip…
What is the pronunciation of tulip?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More