Lupercalia meaning

lo͝opər-kālē-ə, -kālyə
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A fertility festival in ancient Rome, celebrated on February 15 in honor of the pastoral god Lupercus.
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An ancient Roman festival with fertility rites, held Feb. 15
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Origin of lupercalia

  • Latin Lupercālia from Lupercus Roman god of flocks

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