elucubrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the past participle of Latin elucubrare ‘compose by lamplight’.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈluːkjʊbreɪt/

Verb[edit]

elucubrate (third-person singular simple present elucubrates, present participle elucubrating, simple past and past participle elucubrated)

  1. To solve, write or compose by working studiously at night; to study.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

elucubrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of elucubrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of elucubrare
  3. feminine plural of elucubrato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēlūcubrāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of ēlūcubrō