Definition of Lucullus
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LNS
Lūcullus, Lūcullī
Lucullus
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a family name in the gens Licinia. The most celebrated is L. Licinius Lucullus, the conqueror of Mithridates, famous for his great wealth and luxury
Abbreviations
Lūcullus, i, m., a family name in the gens Licinia. The most celebrated is L. Licinius Lucullus, the conqueror of Mithridates, famous for his great wealth and luxury, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 8, 20 sq.; id. Ac. 2, 1 sq.; Hor. Ep. 1, 6, 40; 2, 2, 26 saep.

—Hence, Lūcullānus, a, um, adj., Lucullan: ager, Front. Aquaed. 5: carinae, the fleet of Mithridates, defeated by Lucullus, Sid. Carm. 2, 54.

— Lūcullēus, a, um, adj., Lucullan: marmor, a sort of marble found on an island in the Nile, and of which Lucullus was particularly fond, Plin. 36, 2, 2, § 6; 36, 6, 8, § 49: lancea, Suet. Dom. 10

— Lūculliānus, a, um, adj., Lucullan: horti, Tac. A. 11, 32: villa, Suet. Tib. 73; cf. Varr. R. R. 1, 2 and 13.
 
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