of or characteristic of the Evangelist Luke or the book of the New Testament attributed to him
Origin of Lucan; from Classical Latin Lūcas, Luke + -an
(L. name Marcus Annaeus Lucanus) 39-65; Rom. poet, born in Spain
Originally Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. AD 39–65.
Roman poet who wrote the Pharsalia, an epic account of the civil war between Caesar and Pompey.
- The Roman poet Marcus Annaeus Lucanus.
From Latin Lucanus.
From Irish Leamhcán.