Lupercalia

noun Lu·per·ca·lia \ ˌlü-pər-ˈkā-lē-ə , -ˈkāl-yə \

Definition of Lupercalia

:an ancient Roman festival celebrated February 15 to ensure fertility for the people, fields, and flocks

Lupercalian

play \ˌlü-pər-ˈkā-lē-ən, -ˈkāl-yən\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lupercalia

Latin, plural, from Lupercus, god of flocks


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