noun lu·mi·nar·ist \-rə̇st\

Definition of luminarist



  1. 1 :  an artist who is especially concerned with the effects of light and the portrayal of them in painting :  an artist skilled in the rendition of effects of light and shade

  2. 2 often capitalized :  luminist 2

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Origin and Etymology of luminarist

French luminariste, from luminaire lighting, lights + -iste -ist

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