- a brothel; whorehouse.
Origin of lupanar
1860–65; < Latin lupānar, derivative of lupa prostitute, literally, she-wolf
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Now the lovely room, that had seemed so lovely, a curl of smoke had turned into a lupanar.The Paliser case
In the lupanar, of course, rules regarding costume were unheeded.
But she laughed, and seemed to understand, and gave him the address of a lupanar.The Truth About Tristrem Varick
Their name, fornices, at last became synonymous with lupanar, and we have borrowed from it our generic word fornication.
Just at their junction, and having an entrance into both, stands the Lupanar, from which the latter street derives its name.Museum of Antiquity
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