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lŭcŭmo or lŭcŏmo , and sync. luc-mo or lucmon , ōnis, m. Etrusc. Lauchme, orig., possessed, an inspired person: lucumones quidam homines ob insaniam dicti, quod loca ad quae venissent, infesta facerent, Paul. ex Fest. p. 120 Müll. —
II. Transf.
A. An appellation of the Etruscan princes and priests, like the Roman patricius: “Tuscia duodecim Lucumones habuit, i. e. reges, quibus unus praeerat,Serv. Verg. A. 8, 475, and 2, 278: Lucomedi a duce suo Lucomo dicti qui postea Lucereses appellati sunt, Paul. ex Fest. p. 120 Müll.; cf. Cic. Rep. 2, 9 Creuz.; Müll. ad loc.—
B. Mistaken by the Romans for a proper name, it is given to the son of Demaratus of Corinth, afterwards Tarquinius Priscus, king of Rome: “Anco regnante, Lucumo, vir impiger ac divitiis potens, Romam commigravit,Liv. 1, 34, 1 sqq.: “invexisse in Galliam vinum Arruntem Clusinum irā corruptae uxoris ab Lucumone,id. 5, 33, 3; cf. Prop. 4 (5), 2, 51.(Müll. Lycomedius).—
C. An Etrurian: “prima galeritus posuit praetoria Lucmo,Prop. 4 (5), 1, 29.(Lygmon, Müll.).—
D. Lucumo Samius, for Pythagoras, Aus. Ep. 4, 68.— Hence, Lŭcŭmōnĭus , ii, m., an Etruscan, Prop. 4, 2, 51 dub. (5, 2, 51 Müll. Lycomedius).
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    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 5, 33.3
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 34.1
    • Cicero, De Republica, 2.9
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