lupanar

noun

lu·​pa·​nar lü-ˈpā-nər How to pronounce lupanar (audio) -ˈpä- How to pronounce lupanar (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from lupa prostitute, literally, she-wolf, feminine of lupus

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lupanar was in 1864

Dictionary Entries Near lupanar

Cite this Entry

“Lupanar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lupanar. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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