can·​dent ˈkan-dənt How to pronounce candent (audio)
: glowing from or as if from great heat

Word History


Latin candent-, candens, present participle of candēre

First Known Use

1585, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of candent was in 1585

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Cite this Entry

“Candent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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