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LACUNA (lacunae)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does lacuna mean? 

LACUNA (noun)
  The noun LACUNA has 2 senses:

1. a blank gap or missing part
2. an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

  Familiarity information: LACUNA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LACUNA (noun)


Sense 1lacuna [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A blank gap or missing part

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

lacuna; blank

Hypernyms ("lacuna" is a kind of...):

crack; gap (a narrow opening)


Sense 2lacuna [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

caisson; coffer; lacuna

Hypernyms ("lacuna" is a kind of...):

panel (sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat) section or component of something)


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