- (especially of banquets, parties, etc.) marked by lavishness and richness; sumptuous.
- of or relating to Lucullus or his life style.
Also Lu·cul·le·an [loo-kuh-lee-uh n] /ˌlu kəˈli ən/, Lu·cul·li·an.
Origin of Lucullan
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Examples from the Web for lucullian
Our lucullian lunch was our first meal of the seven-day trip, and by far the most memorable.Elegy to Italian Cheese
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Her cooking, while not precisely Lucullian, was the best we had known, so far.Wanted: A Cook
But even in the midst of her Lucullian repast Katy laid down her knife and fork.The Voice of the City
What charming accidents of company and conversation sometimes occur in these Lucullian boudoirs!
Lucullean or Lucullian (ˌluːkʌˈlɪən)
- luxurious or sumptuous
named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus
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