- Lucius Li·cin·i·us [li-sin-ee-uh s] /lɪˈsɪn i əs/, c110–57? b.c., Roman general and epicure.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for lucullus
Here is a salad that would have intrigued the palate of Lucullus, himself.Her Father's Daughter
Lucullus, when frugality could charm, Had roasted turnips in the Sabine farm.Essay on Man
"It is well that you have addressed yourself to me, venerable man," said Lucullus.
The pale sad face of Lucullus was conspicuous among the mourners.
"True," said Lucullus, participating in the sadness of the other.
- Lucius Licinius (ˈluːsɪəs lɪˈsɪnɪəs). ?110–56 bc, Roman general and consul, famous for his luxurious banquets. He fought Mithradates VI (74–66)