elucubrate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the past participle of Latin elucubrare (compose by lamplight).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈluːkjʊbɹeɪt/

VerbEdit

elucubrate (third-person singular simple present elucubrates, present participle elucubrating, simple past and past participle elucubrated)

  1. To solve, write or compose by working studiously at night; to study.

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

elucubrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of elucubrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of elucubrare
  3. feminine plural of elucubrato

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ēlūcubrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēlūcubrō