Definition of Lupin

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers.




Definition of Lupin

1. Noun. The common name for members of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae. ¹

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Definition of Lupin

1. lupine [n -S] - See also: lupine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lupin

lunulated
lunule
lunules
lunulet
lunulets
lunulite
luny
lunyie
lunyies
lupanar
lupanars
lupanine hydroxylase
lupercalia
lupiform
lupin (current term)
lupinarian
lupine
lupinelike
lupines
lupinidine
lupinin
lupinine
lupinines
lupinosis
lupins
lupoid
lupoid hepatitis
lupoid leishmaniasis
lupoid sycosis

Literary usage of Lupin

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"THE lupin is a leguminous plant little known in this country except as a garden ornament. The yellow lupin (Lupi- nus luteus) and the blue lupin (lupinus ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"lupin further said, with much warmth, that the world was a different world to him now,—it was a world worth living in. He lived with an object now, ..."

3. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"... of those kinds which seem to be more or less wild have peculiarities as to their germination and growth, for instance, lupin and ..."

4. Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith, Weedon Grossmith (2001)
"That reminded me that I had forgotten to speak to lupin about the letter ... I broached the subject to lupin in the evening, having first consulted Carrie. ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1878)
"At length meeting in a manual of materia medica with the statement that injections of decoction of lupin were capable of destroying thread worms without ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"In lupin sand, alone ... In lupin sand, with blue lupin ash 0'0826 In lupin sand, with yellow lupin ash . ... from 6 to 7 Ibs. of the lupin sand, ..."

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