noun, plural la·cu·nae [luh-kyoo-nee] /ləˈkyu ni/, la·cu·nas.
Origin of lacuna
Examples from the Web for lacuna
Contemporary Examples of lacuna
The critique extends into nearly every little crevice and lacuna of our civic life.Who Are the Judicial Activists Now?
October 7, 2014
Historical Examples of lacuna
The record of the first appears likely to be lost in the lacuna of 934 AH.The Bbur-nma in English
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
This essay is an attempt to fill in a small part of the lacuna.
Here there is a lacuna of sixteen short lines in the inscription.
In this variant of the story, which we may use as our text, it is to be noticed that a lacuna exists.Custom and Myth
This stanza being incomplete, I think, the lacuna is to be put after l. 838.Torrent of Portyngale
noun plural -nae (-niː) or -nas
Word Origin for lacuna
"blank or missing portion in a manuscript," 1660s, from Latin lacuna "hole, pit," diminutive of lacus "pond, lake" (see lake (n.1)). The Latin plural is lacunae. Related: Lacunal; lacunar; lacunose.