There are 2 definitions of lupine in English:

lupine1

Syllabification: lu·pine
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞opin
 
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noun

  • A plant of the pea family, with deeply divided leaves and tall, colorful, tapering spikes of flowers.
    • Genus Lupinus, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular the popular cultivar Russell lupine
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    • The slugs also preferred the leaves of lucerne, white clover and lupins, to the wheat plants.
    • Their curiosity got the better of them when they noticed that, unlike other crops, plants in the legume family - beans, peas, alfalfa, lupines, vetch - thrived even in nitrogen-deficient soils.
    • Planted along with traditional peonies, irises and chrysanthemums, are lupines, veronicas and Canterbury bells, a contemporary feature rarely seen in Japanese gardens.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin lupinus.

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There are 2 definitions of lupine in English:

lupine2

Syllabification: lu·pine
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞oˌpīn
 
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adjective

  • Of, like, or relating to a wolf or wolves.
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    • With media attention hitting fever pitch, a strangely lupine man called Wolf decides to take up the hunt, interrupting Dusty's incompetent press conference.
    • In the Scottish Highlands, environmental campaigners and landowners wrangled over the possibility of reintroducing wolves to a landscape devoid of lupine presence since the 1700s.
    • His name is Nick Dickory, and he has lupine features.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin lupinus, from lupus 'wolf'.

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Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space