Lucifer meaning

lo͝osə-fər
An early type of friction match.
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(bible) An angelic being who was cast from heaven as punishment for his rebellious pride. Lucifer is traditionally identified with Satan.
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The planet Venus in its appearance as the morning star.
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Satan; specif., in Christian theology, Satan as leader of the fallen angels: he was an angel of light until he revolted against God and, with the others, was cast into hell.
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A friction match.
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A figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12, generally identified with Satan.
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(place, proper, old poet.) The planet Venus when it is the morning star.
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(UK, archaic) A self-igniting match, ie. one which could be lit by striking on any surface (as opposed to safety matches which only light against the material on the side of the box).
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The planet Venus as the daystar.
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(chiefly Mormonism) One of the literal sons of Elohim and Heavenly Mother; and a spirit-brother of Jesus/Jehovah.
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Origin of lucifer

  • Middle English from Old English morning star, Lucifer from Latin Lūcifer from lūcifer light-bringer lūx lūc- light leuk- in Indo-European roots -fer -fer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally a brand name for matches made by Samuel Jones from 1830, soon used generically for self-igniting matches of any brand. From lucifer (“bringer of light")

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin LÅ«cifer, from lÅ«x (“light") + ferō (“bear, carry").

    From Wiktionary