luciferous

adjective

lu·​cif·​er·​ous lü-ˈsi-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce luciferous (audio)
: bringing light or insight : illuminating
a luciferous performance of the opera

Word History

Etymology

Latin lucifer

First Known Use

1648, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of luciferous was in 1648

Dictionary Entries Near luciferous

Cite this Entry

“Luciferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luciferous. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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