[ US /ˈɫuˌpaɪn/ ]
  1. of or relating to or characteristic of wolves
  1. any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers
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How To Use lupine In A Sentence

  • With media attention hitting fever pitch, a strangely lupine man called Wolf decides to take up the hunt, interrupting Dusty's incompetent press conference.
  • The Wolf spent his downtime in lupine form, as constantly transforming back and forth gave him a hangover.
  • On the floor of an ancient volcanic crater hidden deep within Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest, blue lupines and yellow mountain daisies poke through an open meadow padded with beargrass and moss.
  • Mom wrote about choosing lupine flowers for her blog's background over the pink breast cancer ribbon theme expected of her. More Than a Pink Ribbon
  • Seeds dispersed by wind fell on the soil leading to the appearance of hardy plants like fireweed and lupine.
  • We have found the wild tulip, the primrose, the lupine, the eardrop, the larkspur, and creeping hollyhock, and a beautiful flower resembling the bloom of the beech tree, but in bunches as large as a small sugar-loaf, and of every variety of shade, to red and green. History of the Donner Party, a Tragedy of the Sierra
  • The lupine is another of those interesting plants which go to sleep at night. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing
  • Critics have railed against bouts of apparent disingenuousness, self-absorption and the singer's lupine cries of a last chapter.
  • Planted along with traditional peonies, irises and chrysanthemums, are lupines, veronicas and Canterbury bells, a contemporary feature rarely seen in Japanese gardens.
  • In the Scottish Highlands, environmental campaigners and landowners wrangled over the possibility of reintroducing wolves to a landscape devoid of lupine presence since the 1700s.
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