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relucent

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adjective re·lu·cent \ri-ˈlü-sənt\

Definition of relucent

  1. :  reflecting light :  shining



Origin and Etymology of relucent

Latin relucent-, relucens, past participle of relucēre to shine back, from re- + lucēre to shine — more at light


First Known Use: 15th century


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