Origin: < ?
See chincherinchee in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Afrikaans tjienkerientjee
Origin: : tjienker-, imitative of a tinkling sound (from the sound the stems make when rubbed together)
Origin: + uintjie, bulb
Origin: , diminutive of ui, onion (from Middle Dutch uyen, ultimately from Latin uniō, a kind of onion).