co·​rus·​cant kə-ˈrə-skənt How to pronounce coruscant (audio)
chiefly literary
: shining, brilliant
"Such," says the Clerk of the Council-chamber door "was the blaze of burning darts, the gleams of stars coruscant, the streams and hail of fiery sparks …"Walter Scott
… found myself waiting in his studio, gawping at the new self-portrait in all its coruscant color.Wil S. Hylton

Examples of coruscant in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coruscant was in the 15th century

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“Coruscant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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