Definition of lucubrate in English:

lucubrate

Line breaks: lucu|brate
Pronunciation: /ˈluːkjʊbreɪt
 
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verb

[no object] archaic
  • 1Write or study, especially by night.
  • 1.1Produce learned written material: I have often lucubrated for your Magazine

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin lucubrat- '(having) worked by lamplight', from the verb lucubrare.

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