[ loo-si-duh ]

noun,plural lu·ci·dae [loo-si-dee]. /ˈlu sɪˌdi/. Astronomy.
  1. the brightest star in a constellation.

Origin of lucida

First recorded in 1720–30; from New Latin, special use of Latin lūcida (stella) “bright (star),” feminine of lūcidus “bright, shining, lucid”; see origin at low3

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