Lupinus albus

Lupinus albus
Lupine Lu"pine, n. [L. lupinus, lupinum, apparently fr. lupinus belonging to a wolf, fr. lupus a wolf; perh. so called because it was supposed to exhaust the soil: cf. F. lupin. Cf. {Wolf}.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant of the genus {Lupinus}, especially {Lupinus albus}, the seeds of which have been used for food from ancient times. The common species of the Eastern United States is {Lupinus perennis}. There are many species in California. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Lupinus albus — Lupinine Lu pin*ine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloid found in several species of lupine ({Lupinus luteus}, {Lupinus albus}, etc.), and extracted as a bitter crystalline substance, having a formula {C10H19NO}. Called also l lupinine [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lupinus albus — ID 49483 Symbol Key LUAL22 Common Name white lupine Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, MA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lupinus albus — …   Википедия

  • Lupinus albus L. — Symbol LUAL22 Common Name white lupine Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lupinus albus — noun white flowered Eurasian herb widely cultivated for forage and erosion control • Syn: ↑white lupine, ↑field lupine, ↑wolf bean, ↑Egyptian lupine • Hypernyms: ↑lupine, ↑lupin …   Useful english dictionary

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