Lucretius

[ loo-kree-shuhs ]
/ luˈkri ʃəs /

noun

Titus Lucretius Carus, 97?–54 b.c., Roman poet and philosopher.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Lucretius

Lu·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 forms of Lucretius

Lucretian, adjective
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