lucida

[ loo-si-duh ]
/ ˈlu sɪ də /

noun, plural lu·ci·dae [loo-si-dee] /ˈlu sɪˌdi/. Astronomy.

the brightest star in a constellation.

Origin of lucida

1720–30; < New Latin, special use of Latin lūcida (stella) bright (star), feminine of lūcidus lucid
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