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4 definitions found
 for lupine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lupine \Lu"pine\, n. [L. lupinus, lupinum, apparently fr.
     lupinus belonging to a wolf, fr. lupus a wolf; perh. so
     called because it was supposed to exhaust the soil: cf. F.
     lupin. Cf. Wolf.] (Bot.)
     A leguminous plant of the genus Lupinus, especially
     Lupinus albus, the seeds of which have been used for food
     from ancient times. The common species of the Eastern United
     States is Lupinus perennis. There are many species in
     California.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lupine \Lu"pine\, a. [See Lupine, n.]
     Wolfish; ravenous. --Gauden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lupine
      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of wolves
      n 1: any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of
           usually purplish-blue flowers [syn: lupine, lupin]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "lupine":
     all-devouring, all-engulfing, bloodsucking, canine, doggy,
     extortionate, foxlike, foxy, grabby, grasping, parasitic,
     predacious, predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, ravenous,
     sharkish, vulpine, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
  
  

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