elucubrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the past participle of Latin elucubrare (compose by lamplight).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈluːkjʊbɹeɪt/
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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]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

elucubrate

  1. inflection of elucubrare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

elucubrate f pl

  1. feminine plural of elucubrato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēlūcubrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēlūcubrō