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scintillant

[sin-tl-uh nt] /ˈsɪn tl ənt/
adjective
1.
scintillating; sparkling.
Origin of scintillant
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10, scintillant is from the Latin word scintillant- (stem of scintillāns, present participle of scintillāre to send out sparks; flash). See scintilla, -ant
Related forms
scintillantly, adverb
unscintillant, adjective
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