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illume

[ ih-loom ]
/ ɪˈlum /
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verb (used with object), il·lumed, il·lum·ing.Archaic.
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Origin of illume

First recorded in 1595–1605; short for illumine

OTHER WORDS FROM illume

un·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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