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lucent

[ loo-suhnt ]
/ ˈlu sənt /
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for lucent

lucent
/ (ˈluːsənt) /

adjective

brilliant, shining, or translucent
lucently, adverb
C16: from Latin lūcēns, present participle of lūcēre to shine
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