Lucretius

biographical name Lu·cre·tius \ lü-ˈkrē-sh(ē-)əs \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Lucretius

circa 96–circa 55 b.c. Titus Lucretius Carus Roman poet and philosopher

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play \lü-ˈkrē-shən\ adjective

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