luce

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lus, luis, from Latin lūcius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luce (plural luces)

  1. The pike, Esox lucius, when fully grown.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      As wee hunt after beasts, so Tygers and Lyons hunt after men, and have a like exercise one upon another: Hounds over the Hare; the Pike or Luce over the Tench [].
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūx (light), lucem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luce f (plural luci)

  1. light (visible electromagnetic wave; electrical device providing light)
  2. clearance

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

luce

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lucere

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

lūce f

  1. ablative singular of lux

Verb[edit]

lūcē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lūceō

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

luce

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of lucir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of lucir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lucir.