Definition of tulp in English:

tulp

noun

  • 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.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Afrikaans, from Dutch.

Pronunciation

tulp

/təːlp/