lusory

adj.

1650s, from Latin lusorius "belonging to a player," from lusor "player," from stem of ludere "to play" (see ludicrous). Related: Lusorious.


Nearby words

  1. lushhead,
  2. lushy,
  3. lusitania,
  4. lusitanian,
  5. luso-,
  6. lust,
  7. luster,
  8. luster painting,
  9. lustered,
  10. lusterer

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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