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Lucullan

[ loo-kuhl-uhn ]
/ luˈkʌl ən /
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adjective
(especially of banquets, parties, etc.) marked by lavishness and richness; sumptuous.
of or relating to Lucullus or his lifestyle.
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Also Lu·cul·le·an [loo-kuh-lee-uhn], /ˌlu kəˈli ən/, Lu·cul·li·an .

Origin of Lucullan

First recorded in 1855–60; from Latin Lūcullānus; see Lucullus, -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Lucullan

Lucullan

Lucullean or Lucullian (ˌluːkʌˈlɪən)

/ (luːˈkʌlən) /

adjective
luxurious or sumptuous

Word Origin for Lucullan

named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus
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