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(Encyclopedia) lupine or lupinlo?op?n, any species of the genus Lupinus, annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). These leguminous plants have been cultivated in?

Brewer's: Lupine

He does not know a libel from a lupine. In Latin: ?Ignorat quid distent ara lupinis,? ?He does not know good money from a counter, or a hawk from a handsaw.? The Romans called counters?


(Encyclopedia) breadroot or Indian breadroot, perennial plant (Psoralea esculenta) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), indigenous to the American prairies and valued by Native Americans for the?


(Encyclopedia) pulse, in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species,?


(Encyclopedia) phenylalanine f?n??l?l?n?n?, organic compound, one of the 22 &agr;-amino acids commonly found in animal proteins. Only the l-stereoisomer appears in mammalian protein. It is one?

Miyazaki, Hayao

(Encyclopedia) Miyazaki, Hayao m?yz?k?, 1941?, Japanese animator. Japan's preeminent maker of animated films (anime), Miyazaki is thought by many to be the world's finest living animator?

endangered species

(Encyclopedia) endangered species, any plant or animal species whose ability to survive and reproduce has been jeopardized by human activities. In 1999 the U.S. government, in accordance with the U.S?

Eva Green

French actress Eva Green is best known for playing Vesper Lynd in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale (starring Daniel Craig as the titular superspy). Trained at the Ecole d'Art Dramatique Eva?