luciferous

adjective lu·cif·er·ous \ lü-ˈsi-f(ə-)rəs \

Definition of luciferous

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

Origin and Etymology of luciferous

Latin lucifer


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