Dictionary

luminiferous

adjective lu·mi·nif·er·ous \ˌlü-mə-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of LUMINIFEROUS

:  transmitting, producing, or yielding light

First Known Use of LUMINIFEROUS

1801
Medical Dictionary

luminiferous

adjective lu·mi·nif·er·ous \ˌlü-mə-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of LUMINIFEROUS

:  transmitting, producing, or yielding light

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: luminismPrevious Word in the Dictionary: luminescent paintAll Words Near: luminiferous
July 28, 2015
pachyderm Hear it
an elephant
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears