adjective lu·cif·u·gous \lüˈsifyəgəs\
variants: less commonly



Definition of lucifugous

  1. :  avoiding light a lucifugous creature of the darkness — Anatole Broyard

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Origin and Etymology of lucifugous

lucifugous from Latin lucifugus, from luci- + -fugus (from fugere to flee); lucifugal from Latin lucifugus + English -al — more at fugitive

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capable of being understood in two ways

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