lupine

2
[loo-pahyn]

Origin of lupine

2
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

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling a wolf

Word Origin for lupine

C17: from Latin lupīnus, from lupus wolf
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Word Origin and History for most-lupine

lupine

adj.

"wolf-like," 1650s, from French lupine "wolf-like," from Latin lupinus "of the wolf," from lupus "wolf" (see wolf (n.)).

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most-lupine in Science

lupine

[lōōpīn′]
  1. Characteristic of or resembling wolves.
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