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tu•lip•o•ma•ni•a



Pronunciation: (tOO"lu-pu-mā'nē-u, -mān'yu), [key]
n.
(in 17th-century Holland) a widespread obsession with tulips, esp. of highly prized varieties, as those of a streaked, variegated, or unusual color.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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