lustrous

[ luhs-truhs ]
/ ˈlʌs trəs /

adjective

having luster; shining; luminous: lustrous eyes.
brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious: a lustrous career.

Origin of lustrous

First recorded in 1595–1605; lust(e)r1 + -ous
SYNONYMS FOR lustrous
1 gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering.
2 refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.
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Word Origin and History for lustrous

lustrous


c.1600, from luster + -ous. Related: Lustrously; lustrousness.

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