lusory

adjective
lu·​so·​ry | \ ˈlüs(ə)rē, -üz-, -ri \

Definition of lusory

archaic
1 : used in play
2 : composed in a playful style

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History and Etymology for lusory

Latin lusorius, from lusus (past participle of ludere to play) + -orius -ory

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“Lusory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lusory. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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