holophotal

adjective
hol·​o·​pho·​tal | \¦hälə¦fōtᵊl, ¦hōl-\

Definition of holophotal 

: of or relating to a holophote especially : reflecting the whole of the light from a light source in a given direction

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History and Etymology for holophotal

hol- + phot- + -al

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