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illumine

[ ih-loo-min ]
/ 瑟藞lu m瑟n /
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verb (used with or without object), il路lu路mined, il路lu路min路ing.
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Origin of illumine

1300鈥50; Middle English illuminen<Latin ill奴min膩re to light up, equivalent to il-il-1 + l奴min- (stem of l奴men) light + -膩- thematic vowel + -re infinitive suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM illumine

il路lu路mi路na路ble, adjectiveself-il路lu路mined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for illumine

illumine
/ (瑟藞lu藧m瑟n) /

verb
a literary word for illuminate

Derived forms of illumine

illuminable, adjective

Word Origin for illumine

C14: from Latin ill奴min膩re to make light; see illuminate
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