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Lucretius

Roman masc. proper name, originally the name of a Roman gens. The Epicurean philosopher-poet was Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 98-55 B.C.E.). Hence Lucretian (1712).

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Definitions of Lucretius from WordNet

Lucretius (n.)
Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC);
Synonyms: Titus Lucretius Carus
From wordnet.princeton.edu