a bitter resinous powder obtained from the strobiles of hops, formerly used in medicine as a sedative
Origin of lupulin; from Modern Latin lupulus, the hop (dim. of Classical Latin lupus, hop plant, apparently identical to lupus, wolf) + -in
A yellowish-brown substance obtained from glands at the base of the strobili of the hop plant, containing essential oils and formerly used in medicine as a sedative.
Origin of lupulinNew Latin lupulus, hop species (diminutive of Latin lupus, hop plant, from lupus, wolf; see lupine2) + –in.