lusûs naturæ

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See also: lusus naturæ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūsūs nātūræ (sports of Nature), from lūsūs (playings”, “sports), nominative plural form of lūsus (playing”, “sport) + nātūræ (of Nature), genitive singular form of nātūra (Nature).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: lo͞oʹso͞os nətyo͝oəʹrē, lyo͞oʹso͞os nətyo͝oəʹrē, IPA(key): /ˈluːsuːs nəˈtjʊəɹiː/, /ˈljuːsuːs nəˈtjʊəɹiː/

Noun[edit]

lusûs naturæ

  1. plural form of lusus naturæ