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Lucan

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adjective Lu·can \ˈlü-kən\

Definition of Lucan

  1. :  of or relating to Luke or the Gospel ascribed to him



Variants of lucan

or Luk·an

Origin of lucan

Late Latin lucanus, from Lucas Luke, from Greek Loukas


First Known Use: 1890


Lucan

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biographical name Luc·an \ˈlü-kən\

Definition of Lucan

  1. a.d. 39–65 Marcus Annaeus Lucanus Rom. poet




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