from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The skeletal remains of a female hominid, Australopithecus afarensis, found in Tanzania in 1974 and dated at about 3 million years old. Lucy is the most complete australopithecine skeleton yet discovered, being about 40 percent intact.
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- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. A surname derived from place names in Normandy based on a male personal name, from Latin Lucius.
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- n. incomplete skeleton of female found in eastern Ethiopia in 1974
Medieval English vernacular form of Lucia, name of a Sicilian martyr, from the Latin feminine form of the Roman praenomen Lucius, from lux "light". (Wiktionary)