One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An African plant of the iris family, which is grown for its showy flowers but is toxic to livestock.
Genera Homeria and Moraea, family Iridaceae: several species, including the blue tulp (M. polystachya)
- ‘I don't have tulps in my garden.’
Mid 19th century: from Afrikaans, from Dutch.
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