The three letter acronym LUP has several meanings in the world:
- An abbreviation for Kalaupapa Airport, located on the Hawaiian island of Molokai.
- Along the same lines, the astrological abbrevation for the constellation Lupus.
- An acronym for Land Use Plan, Light Usage Plan, and any number of other usage plans.
- An abbreviation for the Liberia Unification Party.
- In military terms, a laying-up position, or any place where it is relatively safe to park and wait for further instructions, while maintaining supply and communications lines to a base.
Meanwhile, the word lup itself is the Romanian word for wolf (based on the Latin word, lupus.)