Laborious study or thought.
Writing produced by laborious effort or study, especially when viewed as pedantic.
The act of lucubrating; laborious work, study, or writing, esp. that done late at night.
Something produced by such study, etc.; esp., a learned or carefully elaborated work.
Any literary composition.
The product of such study; often, writings.
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Origin of lucubration
- From the Latin lÅ«cubrātiō (“nighttime study"), from lÅ«cubrō (“work by artificial light"), from lÅ«x (“light").