Lucan

adjective

Lu·​can ˈlü-kən How to pronounce Lucan (audio)
variants or Lukan
: of or relating to Luke or the Gospel ascribed to him

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin lucanus, from Lucas Luke, from Greek Loukas

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lucan was in 1890

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“Lucan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lucan. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

Biographical Definition

Lucan

biographical name

Luc·​an ˈlü-kən How to pronounce Lucan (audio)
a.d. 39–65 Marcus Annaeus Lucanus Roman poet
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