American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To produce (a written work) by working long and diligently.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as lucubrate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete See lucubrate.
- From the past participle of Latin elucubrare ‘compose by lamplight’. (Wiktionary)
- Back-formation from elucubration. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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