lucus

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin loucos, from Proto-Indo-European *lówkos (open space, clearing), which is derived from the root *lewk- (bright).
Cognates include Proto-Germanic *lauhaz (clearing), Sanskrit लोक (loka, free space).

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Noun[edit]

lūcus m (genitive lūcī); second declension

  1. A grove sacred to a deity
  2. (poetic) a wood

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lūcus lūcī
genitive lūcī lūcōrum
dative lūcō lūcīs
accusative lūcum lūcōs
ablative lūcō lūcīs
vocative lūce lūcī

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