Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Lucullan

[loo-kuhl-uh n] /luˈkʌl ən/
adjective
1.
(especially of banquets, parties, etc.) marked by lavishness and richness; sumptuous.
2.
of or relating to Lucullus or his life style.
Also, Lucullean
[loo-kuh-lee-uh n] /ˌlu kəˈli ən/ (Show IPA),
Lucullian.
Origin of Lucullan
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin Lūcullānus; see Lucullus, -an
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for lucullian
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for lucullian

Lucullan

/luːˈkʌlən/
adjective
1.
luxurious or sumptuous
Word Origin
named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for lucullian

Word Value for lucullian

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends