Lucan

adjective
Lu·​can | \ ˈlü-kən How to pronounce Lucan (audio) \
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Definition of Lucan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Lucan

biographical name
Luc·​an | \ ˈlü-kən How to pronounce Lucan (audio) \

Definition of Lucan (Entry 2 of 2)

a.d. 39–65 Marcus Annaeus Lucanus Roman poet

First Known Use of Lucan

Adjective

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lucan

Adjective

Late Latin lucanus, from Lucas Luke, from Greek Loukas

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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 24 Sep. 2020.

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