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lucida

[ loo-si-duh ]
/ ˈlu sɪ də /
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noun, plural lu·ci·dae [loo-si-dee]. /ˈlu sɪˌdi/. Astronomy.
the brightest star in a constellation.
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Origin of lucida

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