- translucent; clear.
Origin of lucent
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- brilliant, shining, or translucent
C16: from Latin lūcēns, present participle of lūcēre to shine
Word Origin and History for lucencies
mid-15c., "shining, bright, luminous," from Latin lucentem (nominative lucens), present participle of lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)). Meaning "lucid, clear" is from 1820. Related: Lucently.
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