noctilucent

adjective
noc·​ti·​lu·​cent | \ -ᵊnt \

Definition of noctilucent

1 [from noctilucence, after such pairs as English translucence : translucent] : bioluminescent
2 [noct- + lucent] : visible or glowing at night — see noctilucent cloud

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“Noctilucent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noctilucent. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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