Friday, November 21, 2008
Definitions for Lucullan
- rich; magnificent and luxurious
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Citations for Lucullan
In many calorie-conscious families, mini-meals have replaced Lucullan feasts.
Before the first fight, scholars fancied they could read a sturdy moral in the contrast between the champion's spartan existence and the challenger's Lucullan revels.
Origin of Lucullan
by 1857, from Latin Lucullanus for Licinius Lucullus, a Roman general famous for his wealth and the luxury of his banquets