illume

[ ih-loom ]
/ ɪˈlum /

verb (used with object), il·lumed, il·lum·ing. Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. illogic,
  2. illogical,
  3. illogicality,
  4. illth,
  5. illude,
  6. illuminable,
  7. illuminance,
  8. illuminant,
  9. illuminate,
  10. illuminated

Origin of illume

First recorded in 1595–1605; short for illumine

Related formsun·il·lumed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for illume

illume

/ (ɪˈluːm) /

verb

(tr) a poetic word for illuminate

Word Origin for illume

C17: shortened from illumine

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