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rutilant

adjective ru·ti·lant \ˈrü-tə-lənt\

Definition of RUTILANT

:  having a reddish glow

Origin of RUTILANT

Middle English rutilaunt, from Latin rutilant-, rutilans, past participle of rutilare to glow reddish, from rutilus ruddy; probably akin to Latin ruber red — more at red
First Known Use: 15th century

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