Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Composed by candle-light; pertaining to nocturnal study or serious thought.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Composed by candlelight, or by night; of or pertaining to night studies; laborious or painstaking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Composed by candlelight, or at night.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin lucubratorius.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Lucubratory is a new word for me. A special word for 'composed by candlelight' – fab. Do we also have a word for 'composed by electric light'? or torchlight, firelight, daylight?

    November 15, 2012

  • Wonderful.

    share a website with you,

    -- http://clothes8.us --

    November 17, 2012