Lupercalia(redirected from Feast of Lupercalia)
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A fertility festival in ancient Rome, celebrated on February 15 in honor of the pastoral god Lupercus.
[Latin Lupercālia, from Lupercus, Roman god of flocks.]
n, pl -lia or -lias
(Historical Terms) an ancient Roman festival of fertility, celebrated annually on Feb 15. See also Saint Valentine's Day
[Latin, from Lupercālis belonging to Lupercus, a Roman god of the flocks]
Lu•per•ca•li•a(ˌlu pərˈkeɪ li ə, -ˈkeɪl yə)
n., pl. -li•a, -li•as.
a festival held in ancient Rome on the 15th of February to promote fertility and ward off disasters.