Adjective "Lupine" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Lupine


    Definition:

    1. any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Lupinus, of the legume family, as L. albus (white lupine) of Europe, bearing edible seeds, or L. perennis, of the eastern U.S., having tall, dense clusters of blue, pink, or white flowers.

    Origin:
    lupine

    Examples:

    "smiles can be lupine."