lambency

[lam-buh n-see]
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Origin of lambency

First recorded in 1810–20; lamb(ent) + -ency
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Historical Examples of lambency

  • They were both rayless and strangely—lightless; they threw no shadows nor did their lambency lessen the dimness.


Word Origin and History for lambency
n.

1817, from lambent + -cy.

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