Lucretius

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From Latin Lucretius, name of a patrician and plebeian Roman gens, possibly from lucrum (profit).

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Lucretius

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use in English.
  2. Titus Lucretius Carus, a Roman poet and philosopher.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from lucrum (profit).

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Proper noun[edit]

Lucrētius m (genitive Lucrētiī); second declension

  1. a Roman nomen gentile, gens or "family name" famously held by:
    1. Titus Lucretius Carus, a Roman poet
    2. Spurius Lucretius Tricipitinus a Roman consul

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Lucrētius
genitive Lucrētiī
dative Lucrētiō
accusative Lucrētium
ablative Lucrētiō
vocative Lucrētie

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