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2 definitions found
 for lusus naturae
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lusus naturae \Lu"sus na*tu"r[ae]\n. [L., fr. lusus sport +
     naturae, gen. of natura nature.]
     Sport or freak of nature; a deformed or unnatural production.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lusus naturae
      n 1: a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
           [syn: freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae]

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