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lūcus , i, m. luceo, the shining, i. e. open place in the wood,
I.a wood, grove, or thicket of trees sacred to a deity.
II. Transf.
A. In gen., a wood (poet.): “aut quos Oceano propior gerit India lucos,Verg. G. 2, 122: “alto in luco,id. A. 11, 456.—
B. Wood: nec quicquam positum sine luco, auro, ebore, argento, Plaut. Fragm. ap. Charis. p. 179 P.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Cicero, For Milo, 31.85
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 11.456
    • Vergil, Georgics, 2.122
    • Plautus, Aulularia, 4.6
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 24, 3
    • Seneca, Hercules Oetaeus, 956
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 10, 1.88
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