Lucretius

[ loo-kree-shuh s ]
/ luˈkri ʃəs /
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noun

Titus Lucretius Carus, 97?–54 b.c., Roman poet and philosopher.
Related formsLu·cre·tian, adjective
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Lucretius

/ (luːˈkriːʃɪəs) /

noun

full name Titus Lucretius Carus. ?96–55 bc, Roman poet and philosopher. In his didactic poem De rerum natura, he expounds Epicurus' atomist theory of the universe
Derived FormsLucretian, adjective
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