- translucent; clear.
Origin of lucent
Examples from the Web for lucent
Moeran slowly turned his lucent, amber eyes upon me as he answered.Uncanny Tales
She clasped her hands, and her eyes were lucent with mistiness.A Little Girl in Old San Francisco
Amanda Minnie Douglas
Far to the right was a chott (or salt lake) and of lucent silver.William Sharp (Fiona Macleod)
Elizabeth A. Sharp
Her eyes, yellow as the flower, lucent as water-jewels, held his.Sjambak
John Holbrook Vance
The dusk, lucent beauty of her eyes especially appealed to him.The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel
- brilliant, shining, or translucent
Word Origin and History for lucent
mid-15c., "shining, bright, luminous," from Latin lucentem (nominative lucens), present participle of lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)). Meaning "lucid, clear" is from 1820. Related: Lucently.