lucent

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Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin lucere (to shine).

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lucent (comparative more lucent, superlative most lucent)

  1. Emitting light; shining, luminous.
  2. Translucent; clear, lucid.
    • 1891, Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country, Nebraska 2005, pp. 9-10:
      her dilated eyes fixed with a horror-stricken fascination upon the pygmy burial-ground, in that broad, lucent expanse of the yellow moonlight which was still streaming through the illuminated gorge of the mountains into an otherwise dusky world.

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Verb[edit]

lūcent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of lūceō