candent

adjective
can·​dent | \ ˈkan-dənt How to pronounce candent (audio) \

Definition of candent

: glowing from or as if from great heat

First Known Use of candent

1577, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for candent

Latin candent-, candens, present participle of candēre

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“Candent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/candent. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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