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lupulin

[loo-pyuh-lin] /ˈlu pyə lɪn/
noun
1.
the glandular hairs of the hop, Humulus lupulus, formerly used in medicine as a sedative.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin lupul(us) (diminutive of Latin lupus the hop plant; see -ule) + -in2
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Examples for lupulin
  • The bracteoles and seeds bear numerous yellowish, glandular bodies called lupulin.
British Dictionary definitions for lupulin

lupulin

/ˈluːpjʊlɪn/
noun
1.
a resinous powder extracted from the female flowers of the hop plant and used as a sedative
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin lupulus, diminutive of lupus the hop plant
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