elucubrate

[ih-loo-kyoo-breyt]

Origin of elucubrate

1615–25; < Latin ēlūcubrātus, past participle of ēlūcubrāre to spend the night over (a literary work). See e-1, lucubrate
Related formse·lu·cu·bra·tion, noun
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