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Word of the Day 05/29/16 Tulipomania

Tulipomania (noun)
tulipomania [too-luh-puh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh]


noun
1. (in 17th-century Holland) a widespread obsession with tulips, especially of highly prized varieties, as those of a streaked, variegated, or unusual color.


Origin: 1700-10; tulip + -o- + -mania

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