chincherinchee

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noun chin·che·rin·chee \ˌchin-chə-ri(n)-ˈchē, ˌchiŋ-kə-\

Definition of chincherinchee

plural

chincherinchee

or

chincherinchees

  1. :  a southern African perennial bulbous herb (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) of the lily family with spikes of white to golden-yellow blossoms

Origin and Etymology of chincherinchee

Afrikaans tjienkerientjee


First Known Use: 1904

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