Lupercalia definition

  • noun:
    • A fertility event in ancient Rome, celebrated on February 15 in honor of the pastoral god Lupercus.
  • proper-noun:
    • An ancient pastoral festival noticed in mid-February to avert bad spirits and cleanse the city.
  • noun-plural:
    • A feast of the Romans in honor of Lupercus, or Pan.
  • others:
    • the most old of Roman festivals, celebrated on a yearly basis in the middle of February.

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