Lucifer

noun Lu·ci·fer \ ˈlü-sə-fər \

Definition of Lucifer

1 used as a name of the devil
2 :the planet Venus when appearing as the morning star
3 not capitalized :a friction match having as active substances antimony sulfide and potassium chlorate

Luciferian

play \ˌlü-sə-ˈfir-ē-ən\ adjective

Examples of lucifer in a Sentence

  1. Lucifer is depicted as a powerful but proud angel who leads a revolt against heaven.

Origin and Etymology of lucifer

Middle English, the morning star, a fallen rebel archangel, the Devil, from Old English, from Latin, the morning star, from lucifer light-bearing, from luc-, lux light + -fer -ferous — more at light

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LUCIFER Defined for English Language Learners

Lucifer

noun

Definition of Lucifer for English Language Learners

  • —used as a name of the Devil



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