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luminiferous

[loo-muh-nif-er-uh s]
adjective
  1. producing light: the luminiferous properties of a gas.
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Origin of luminiferous

1795–1805; < Latin lūmin- (see lumen) + -i- + -ferous
Related formsun·lu·mi·nif·er·ous, adjective
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luminiferous

(lōō′mə-nĭfər-əs)
adj.
  1. Generating, yielding, or transmitting light.
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