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Lupinus duranii Eastw Mono Lake lupine
2012-06-15 04:51:33

Symbol: LUDU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LUTED Lupinus tegeticulatus Eastw. var. duranii (Eastw.) Barneby Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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