- (especially of banquets, parties, etc.) marked by lavishness and richness; sumptuous.
- of or relating to Lucullus or his life style.
Also Lu·cul·le·an [loo-kuh-lee-uh n] /ˌlu kəˈli ən/, Lu·cul·li·an.
Origin of Lucullan
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Examples from the Web for lucullan
The first winner, Lucius Licinus Lucullus, still bequeathes to our language the adjective "lucullan."Why the Roman Republic Died
September 21, 2012
Perhaps it does not sound like a Lucullan feast, but after a day in the field in Grant Land it tastes like one.The North Pole
Robert E. Peary
Bluebottles, greenbottles, and all the flies of metallic luster were gathered at the Lucullan feast of corruption.The Mad Planet
Festive banquets, sinful suppers, long-spun-out lunches were as frequent and at times as Lucullan as in the days of the Regency.The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference
Emile Joseph Dillon
There were bluebottles and green-bottles and all the flies of metallic lustre, gathered at a Lucullan feast of corruption.The Forgotten Planet
Lucullean or Lucullian (ˌluːkʌˈlɪən)
- luxurious or sumptuous
named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus
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