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tulip

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
tuliptu‧lip /ˈtjuːlɪp $ ˈtuː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 tulip.jpg HBPa brightly coloured flower that is shaped like a cup and grows from a bulb in spring
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tulipAn all-white spring garden of azaleas, tulips and iris can be soothing.Black chenille thick sweater with colourful tulip motif, £396.Hyacinths, narcissi, crocuses and certain types of tulips are the most widely planted bulbs for indoor displays.There are vases of tulips and bowls of fruit, a bone china tea set and a stack of decorated hatboxes.Red tulips could continue this color scheme in spring, red salvias in summer.The tulip trees, the bowers.The median strip on Park was a swath of yellow tulips.The party has run out of posters and have asked supporters to put a daffodil or yellow tulip in their windows.
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