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lūcū^brātĭo , ōnis, f. lucubro,
I.a working by lamp-light, night-work, nocturnal study, lucubration.
II. Transf., any thing done or composed at night, night-work, lucubration: “perire lucubrationem meam nolui, i. e. epistolam noctu scriptam,Cic. Fam. 9, 2, 1.—As title of a work by Bibaculus, Plin. praef. § 24.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 9.2.1
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 1.34
    • Cicero, De Divinatione, 2.68
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 11, 3.23
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 10, 3.27
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