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luscus , a, um, adj. root luc of lux; with fundamental idea to glimmer; cf. Gr. λυγη, gloom,
I.one-eyed: Le. Oculum ego ecfodiam tibi, si verbum addideris. Sc. Hercle qui dicam tamen: “nam si sic non licebit, luscus dixero,Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 64; id. Curc. 4, 2, 19: “Appius cenabo, inquit, apud te, huic lusco, familiari meo C. Sestio: uni enim locum esse video,Cic. de Or. 2, 60, 246; Mart. 4, 65; Gai Inst. 3, 214: “cum Gaetula ducem portaret belua luscum (of Hannibal),Juv. 10, 157: “ambos perdidit ille oculos, et luscis invidet,id. 10, 228.—Hence, with one eye shut, i. e. taking aim, said mockingly of a statue: “statua meditatur proelia lusca,Juv. 7, 128; half-blind, Mart. 9, 37, 10.
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