illume

[ih-loom]
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Origin of illume

First recorded in 1595–1605; short for illumine
Related formsun·il·lumed, adjective
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illume

verb
  1. (tr) a poetic word for illuminate

Word Origin for illume

C17: shortened from illumine
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