“shunning the light,” 1650s, from Latin lucifugus, from stem of lucere “to shine” (see light (n.)) + stem of fugax “apt to flee, timid,” figuratively “transitory, fleeting,” from fugere “to flee” (see fugitive).
[loo-gaw] /ˈlu gɔ/ noun 1. a city in NW Spain. /Spanish ˈluɣo/ noun 1. a city in NW Spain: Roman walls; Romanesque cathedral. Pop: 91 158 (2003 est) Latin name Lucus Augusti (ˈluːkəs aʊˈɡuːstiː; ɔːˈɡʌstiː)
[loo-gaw-nes] /luˈgɔ nɛs/ noun 1. Leopoldo [le-aw-pawl-daw] /ˌlɛ ɔˈpɔl dɔ/ (Show IPA), 1874–1938, Argentine poet and diplomat.
noun 1. . [pad-ahy] /ˈpædˌaɪ/ noun, plural padeyes. 1. a ring fixed to the structure of a ship as a hold for small lines, tackles, etc.
[luhg-rigd] /ˈlʌgˈrɪgd/ adjective, Nautical. 1. rigged with a lugsail or lugsails.