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n. pl. lacus
  1. A lake.
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Historical Examples

  • The spot was afterwards covered by a marsh called the Lacus Curtius.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8


  • Now the gradation in size, from the Lacus Solis down to the smallest oasis of Lowell, is a complete one.

  • Lacus Juturnæ is a four-sided basin with a pillar in the middle, on which rested a marble altar decorated with figures in relief.

  • Lacus a Lake, a little sea with in the land hauing riuers running into it, or out of it, or both.