Definition: Lupercale is the name of a cave on the Palatine Hill in Rome that is associated with the legend of Romulus and Remus. In the Lupercale, the she-wolf supposedly suckled the abandoned twin sons of the vestal virgin. Archaeologists have found an ornate grotto, perhaps restored by Augustus, near the palace of Augustus. They are referring to this cave as the Lupercale.
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Examples:The name Lupercale comes from the Latin word for wolf lupus.