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luce

[ loos ]
/ lus /
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noun

a pike, especially when fully grown.

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Origin of luce

1350–1400; Middle English <Middle French lus pike <Late Latin lūcius

Definition for luce (2 of 2)

Luce
[ loos ]
/ lus /

noun

Clare Boothe, 1903–87, U.S. writer, politician, and diplomat.
Henry Robinson, 1898–1967, U.S. publisher and editor (husband of Clare Boothe Luce).
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British Dictionary definitions for luce

luce
/ (luːs) /

noun

another name for pike 1

Word Origin for luce

C14: from Old French lus, from Late Latin lūcius pike
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