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luciferous

[ loo-sif-er-uhs ]
/ luˈsɪf ər əs /
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adjective

bringing or providing light.
providing insight or enlightenment.

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Origin of luciferous

First recorded in 1640–50; from Latin lūcifer (see Lucifer) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for luciferous

luciferous
/ (luːˈsɪfərəs) /

adjective

rare bringing or giving light
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