lupine

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[ loo-pahyn ]
/ ˈlu paɪn /

adjective

pertaining to or resembling the wolf.
related to the wolf.
savage; ravenous; predatory.

Origin of lupine

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1650–60; < Latin lupīnus of a wolf, equivalent to lup(us) wolf + -īnus -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for most-lupine

lupine
/ (ˈluːpaɪn) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling a wolf

Word Origin for lupine

C17: from Latin lupīnus, from lupus wolf
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Science definitions for most-lupine

lupine
[ lōōpīn′ ]

Characteristic of or resembling wolves.
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