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Lucan 1

Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞okən/
( Ad 39-65), Roman poet, born in Spain; Latin name Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. He was forced to commit suicide after joining a conspiracy against Nero. His major work is Pharsalia, an epic in ten books dealing with the civil war between Julius Caesar and Pompey.

Words that rhyme with Lucan

toucan, lebkuchen

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Syllabification: Lucan

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There are 2 main definitions of Lucan in English:

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Lucan 2

Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞okən/

adjective

Relating to St. Luke.
Example sentences
  • Many assume that it received its definitive meaning from a series of post-crucifixion events, as recorded in the Lucan tradition.
  • It may be closer to the synoptic tradition and especially to the Lucan tradition.

Origin

Via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek Loukas 'Luke' + -an.

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Syllabification: Lu·can

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