noun, plural la·cu·nae [luh-kyoo-nee] /ləˈkyu ni/, la·cu·nas.
Origin of lacuna
Examples from the Web for lacunae
Historical Examples of lacunae
Therefore the lacunae I've undertaken to fill out are the national wants.The Tragic Muse
But even conventions which designedly are full of lacunae have their value.The Future of International Law
We must also not forget that there are lacunae in the childs comprehension of what it perceives.Criminal Psychology
Apellicon filled in the lacunae, and brought out a new, but faulty, edition.
These errors and these lacunae are serious, however they originate, as the public is beginning to realise.The Forerunners
noun plural -nae (-niː) or -nas
Word Origin for lacuna
plural of lacuna (q.v.).
"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.