yakamoz

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek διακαμός.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

/jakaˈmo̞z/

Noun[edit]

yakamoz

  1. bioluminescent phosphorescence in the sea produced by dinoflagellate luciferase
  2. the reflection of moonlight or other lights in water

Quotations[edit]

  1. Yakamozlar saçarak her tarafından fenerim / Çifte sandal, yüzüyorduk; o yüzer, ben yüzerim. —Mehmet Akif Ersoy
    Bioluminescence scattered all around is my lamp / We swam as a double rowboat: it swims, I swim.

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