HyperDic: lucretius

English > 1 sense of the word Lucretius:
NOUNperson Lucretius, Titus Lucretius CarusRoman philosopher and poet
English > Lucretius: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningRoman philosopher and poet; in a long / long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC).
SynonymTitus Lucretius Carus
Instance ofphilosopherA specialist in philosophy
poetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishTitus Lucretius Carus

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