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English noun: Lucifer

1. Lucifer (person) (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell


SynonymsBeelzebub, Devil, Old Nick, Prince of Darkness, Satan, the Tempter


Instance hypernymspiritual being, supernatural being


Domain categoryfaith, Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, religion, religious belief

2. Lucifer (object) a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky


Synonymsdaystar, morning star, Phosphorus


Broader (hypernym)major planet, planet

3. lucifer (artifact) lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction


SamplesHe always carries matches to light his pipe.
As long you've a lucifer to light your fag.


Synonymsfriction match, match


Broader (hypernym)igniter, ignitor, light, lighter


Narrower (hyponym)book matches, fusee, fuzee, kitchen match, safety match, slow match


Part holonymmatchstick









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