lupin

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From Old French lupin, from Latin lupinus (pertaining to the wolf). The reason for association of the plant with the wolf is unclear.

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Noun[edit]

lupin (plural lupins)

  1. Any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae.
  2. A lupin bean, a yellow legume seed of a Lupinus plant (usually Lupinus luteus) which is commonly eaten in the Mediterranean area and in Latin America although it is toxic if prepared improperly.

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Adjective[edit]

lupin m (feminine lupine, masculine plural lupins, feminine plural lupines)

  1. lupine

Noun[edit]

lupin m (plural lupins)

  1. lupin

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