[loo-kuhl-uh n]


(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

1855–60; < Latin Lūcullānus; see Lucullus, -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for lucullian


Lucullean or Lucullian (ˌluːkʌˈlɪən)


luxurious or sumptuous

Word Origin for Lucullan

named after Lucius Licinius Lucullus
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