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relucent

adjective re·lu·cent \ri-ˈlü-sənt\

Definition of RELUCENT

:  reflecting light :  shining

Origin 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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