noun, plural Lu·per·ca·li·a, Lu·per·ca·li·as.
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Mr. Douce thinks the custom of choosing valentines was a survival from the Roman feast of the Lupercalia.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The action in the preceding scene took place on the day of the Lupercalia; the action in this is on the eve of the Ides of March.The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar|William Shakespeare
As such he is akin to or identical with Inuus (“fructifier”) and Lupercus (see Lupercalia).
To these belonged the Lupercalia, Carmentalia, and Agonalia.The Fables of Phdrus|Phaedrus
The final attempt was made at the Lupercalia on the 15th of February.Stories of the Olden Time|Various