luciferous

adjective
lu·​cif·​er·​ous | \ lü-ˈsi-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce luciferous (audio) \

Definition of luciferous

: bringing light or insight : illuminating a luciferous performance of the opera

First Known Use of luciferous

1648, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for luciferous

Latin lucifer

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“Luciferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luciferous. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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