[ kuh-ruhs-kuhnt, kawr-uhs-, kor- ]
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  1. sparkling or gleaming; scintillating; coruscating.

Origin of coruscant

First recorded in 1475–85; from Latin coruscant-, stem of coruscāns, present participle of coruscāre “to quiver, flash,” derivative of coruscus “quivering, flashing”; see -ant

Words Nearby coruscant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use coruscant in a sentence

  • Between his thumb and forefinger glittered something exquisitely coruscant in the sunlight.

    Joan Thursday | Louis Joseph Vance
  • He heard his pistol explode once more, and again visioned a reeling firmament fugitively coruscant with strange constellations.

    The Day of Days | Louis Joseph Vance
  • The organ seemed to emit rays coruscant as the glance of the serpent.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish | James Fenimore Cooper
  • From the splendid jewels that adorned the fingers twisting together in her lap, the firelight struck coruscant gleams.

    Alias The Lone Wolf | Louis Joseph Vance