noun tu·lip·o·ma·nia \ˌt(y)ülə̇pəˈmānēə\

Definition of tulipomania

  1. :  an excessive fad or passion for acquiring or growing tulips; specifically :  such a mania prevailing in Holland about 1634 and accompanied by wild speculation in bulbs ultimately ended by governmental interference


\-ēˌak\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of tulipomania

tulip + -o- + mania

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a trip made at another's expense

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