lucent

[ loo-suh nt ]
/ ˈlu sənt /

adjective

translucent; clear.

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Origin of lucent

1490–1500; < Latin lūcent- (stem of lūcēns), present participle of lūcēre to shine. See lucid, -ent

OTHER WORDS FROM lucent

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British Dictionary definitions for lucency

lucent
/ (ˈluːsənt) /

adjective

brilliant, shining, or translucent

Derived forms of lucent

lucently, adverb

Word Origin for lucent

C16: from Latin lūcēns, present participle of lūcēre to shine
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