Lucan definition by Webster's New World
of or characteristic of the Evangelist Luke or the book of the New Testament attributed to him
Origin: ; from Classical Latin Lūcas, Luke plush -an
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(L. name Marcus Annaeus Lucanus) 39-65; Rom. poet, born in Spain
Lucan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Originally Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. A.D. 39-65.
Roman poet who wrote the Pharsalia, an epic account of the civil war between Caesar and Pompey.