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[loo-pin] /ˈlu pɪn/

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/
pertaining to or resembling the wolf.
related to the wolf.
savage; ravenous; predatory.
of, relating to, or resembling a wolf

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


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