noctilucent

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Etymology[edit]

nocti- +‎ lucent

Adjective[edit]

noctilucent (comparative more noctilucent, superlative most noctilucent)

  1. (meteorology) Shining or glowing at night, especially of very high-altitude clouds that reflect sunlight long after sunset; nightshining.

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