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

Word History


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

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Cite this Entry

“Lupanar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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