Synonyms
Etymology

1. lupine

noun. ['ˈluːˌpaɪn'] any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers.

Synonyms

  • woody plant
  • Egyptian lupine
  • buffalo clover
  • genus Lupinus
  • ligneous plant
  • bluebonnet
  • Texas bluebonnet
  • Lupinus subcarnosus
  • Lupinus albus
  • Lupinus texensis
  • Lupinus
  • wolf bean
  • white lupine
  • yellow lupine
  • Lupinus luteus
  • lupin

Etymology

  • lupinus (Latin)
  • -inus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lupine

  • alpine
  • champine
  • clozapine
  • mcalpine
  • porcupine
  • shampine

Example sentences of the word lupine


1. Adjective
Label the envelope with the lupine variety and harvest year.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Continue to water the lupine whenever rainfall slows and the top inch of soil is dry to the touch.

Quotes containing the word lupine


1. Can I join you at lunch?"She paused. "You have every other day."He laughed, a sound as musical as the chiming song of the lupine fey when they ran. "Yes. But you resented it every other day.""What makes you think I won't resent it today?""Hope. It's what I live on...
- Melissa Marr, Wicked Lovely

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