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lūmĭnāre , āris, n. lumen,
I.that whieh gives light, a light-giver (mostly in plur.).
I. A luminary, a heavenly body: “fecitque Deus duo luminaria magna,Vulg. Gen. 1, 16.—
II. A light, lamp, burned in the Jewish temple and in Christian churches, Vulg. Exod. 35, 8 (cf. lucerna): “accenduntur luminaria,Hier. adv. Vigil. 3.—
III. A window-shutter, window: “luminaria lata,Cato, R. R. 14: “octavam partem tolli luminarium aedium ad Streniae memineris,Cic. Att. 15, 26, 4.
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