Definition of lacuna:
- A small opening; a small depression or cavity; a space, as a vacant space between the cells of plants, or one of the spaces left among the tissues of the lower animals, which serve in place of vessels for the circulation of the body fluids, or the cavity or sac, usually of very small size, in a mucous membrane.
- A small opening; a small pit or depression; a small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus.
- "The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela", Benjamin of Tudela.
Nor is there any objection to refusing the title of religion to Buddhism and Confucianism, except that an inconvenient lacuna would remain in our vocabulary, for they are not adequately described as philosophies.- "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch", Charles Eliot.
- "Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial", Alexander H. Japp.