lupine lupine  /ˈlu ˌpaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of wolves

Usage(s):

  1. On Friday moviegoers started clogging the plexes to see these courtly musclemen in their signature roles: Jackman as a lupine superhero, McConaughey as a stud in need of fixing.
  2. With his lupine smile and fake-intimate voice, he pushes a line of patter that is just a bit too slick to pass for charm.
  3. On California's Monterey Peninsula, the meadows of golden poppies and blue lupine beckoned.

News

  1. Weekend Top 10 Planner

    The middle of June brings a whole lotta outdoors going on. From Bike Week to the Lupine Festival to an International Children's Festival to the Rock 'n Ribfest, plus a lot of music - from punk to country to rock - there is something for the whole family to enjoy this weekend. Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to Do in New Hampshire and see for yourself!
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  2. Lupine Lane breaks new ground in housing development

    Special to the ViewRough Hollow Lakeway, an 1,800-acre master-plan community, joined Lupine Lane, a preschool and creative enrichment center, in celebrating the preschool graduation and groundbreaking for the school’s new Rough Hollow location on May 31.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  3. Festival Celebrating Beauty And Majesty Of The Lupine Turns 20

    The Fields of Lupine Festival is marking its 20 th year. The event pays tribute to the brief but spectacular show of color the purple flower puts on in the Granite State’s North Country this time each year. After making the hour and a half trek from Woodstock, Vermont to Sugar Hill, Renette Bedard found the perfect spot to snap a picture. Standing atop a rock, she looks out into a sea of purple ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Public Radio

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