micacious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin micō ‎(to twinkle, glitter). Not from English mica; compare micaceous.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɪˈkeɪ.ʃəs/

Adjective[edit]

micacious ‎(not comparable)

  1. Sparkling, glittering, twinkling
    • 1836, Loudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants[1], page 42:
      Watsonia brevifolia has its blossoms of a micacious hue, glittering in the sun.