luminiferous

adjective
lu·mi·nif·er·ous | \ˌlü-mə-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs \

Definition of luminiferous 

: transmitting, producing, or yielding light

First Known Use of luminiferous

1801, in the meaning defined above

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luminiferous

adjective
lu·mi·nif·er·ous | \ˌlü-mə-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs \

Medical Definition of luminiferous 

: transmitting, producing, or yielding light

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