Lupine



[loo-pin] /ˈlu pɪn/

noun
1.
any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Lupinus, of the legume family, as L. albus (white lupine) of Europe, bearing edible seeds, or L. perennis, of the eastern U.S., having tall, dense clusters of blue, pink, or white flowers.
[loo-pahyn] /ˈlu paɪn/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or resembling the wolf.
2.
related to the wolf.
3.
savage; ravenous; predatory.
/ˈluːpaɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a wolf
adj.

“wolf-like,” 1650s, from French lupine “wolf-like,” from Latin lupinus “of the wolf,” from lupus “wolf” (see wolf (n.)).
lupine
(l’pīn’)
Characteristic of or resembling wolves.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Lupino

    [loo-pee-noh] /luˈpi noʊ/ noun 1. Ida, 1918–95, U.S. actress and film director, born in England.

  • Lupoid

    lupoid lu·poid (lōō’poid’) adj. Resembling lupus.



  • Lupoid hepatitis

    lupoid hepatitis n. An active chronic hepatitis that is characterized by jaundice with liver cell damage and by positive lupus erythematosus cell tests, but that does not present the physical manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus.

  • Lupoid sycosis

    lupoid sycosis n. A papular or pustular inflammation of the hair follicles that causes scarring and hair loss, especially in the area of the beard. Also called ulerythema sycosiforme.



Disclaimer: Lupine definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.