Lucullan

Lucullan

[loo-kuhl-uhn]
adjective
1.
(especially of banquets, parties, etc.) marked by lavishness and richness; sumptuous.
2.
of or pertaining to Lucullus or his life style.
Also, Lucullean [loo-kuh-lee-uhn] , Lucullian.


Origin:
1855–60; < Latin Lūcullānus; see Lucullus, -an

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Lucullan, Lucullean or Lucullian (luːˈkʌlən, ˌluːkʌˈlɪən)
 
adj
luxurious or sumptuous
 
[named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus]
 
Lucullean, Lucullean or Lucullian
 
adj
 
[named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus]
 
Lucullian, Lucullean or Lucullian
 
adj
 
[named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus]

Lucullus (luːˈkʌləs)
 
n
Lucius Licinius (ˈluːsɪəs lɪˈsɪnɪəs). ?110--56 bc, Roman general and consul, famous for his luxurious banquets. He fought Mithradates VI (74--66)
 
Lu'cullan
 
adj
 
Lucullean
 
adj
 
Lucul'lian
 
adj

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