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lūcīnus , a, um, adj. lux,
I.lightbringing, or, bringing to the light: “hora,one's natal hour, Prud. adv. Symm. 2, 222. —Class. only subst.: Lūcīna , ae, f. (lit., adj.; sc. dea).
B. Poet. transf., childbirth: “Lucinam pati,Verg. G. 3, 60; cf.: “Lucinae experta labores,id. ib. 4, 340: “cui rugis uterum Lucina notabit,Ov. A. A. 3, 785.—
II. Of Hecate, as the producer of terrific dreams and nocturnal spectres: “efficiat vanos noctis Lucina timores,Tib. 3, 4, 13 Dissen ad loc.
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    • Vergil, Georgics, 3.60
    • Plautus, Aulularia, 4.7
    • Plautus, Truculentus, 2.5
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.27
    • Ovid, Fasti, 2
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