lupulin

[loo-pyuh-lin]
noun
the glandular hairs of the hop, Humulus lupulus, formerly used in medicine as a sedative.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin lupul(us) (diminutive of Latin lupus the hop plant; see -ule) + -in2

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lupulin (ˈluːpjʊlɪn)
 
n
a resinous powder extracted from the female flowers of the hop plant and used as a sedative
 
[C19: from New Latin lupulus, diminutive of lupus the hop plant]

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The bracteoles and seeds bear numerous yellowish, glandular bodies called lupulin.
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