lustrous

[luhs-truhs]

Origin of lustrous

First recorded in 1595–1605; lust(e)r1 + -ous
Related formslus·trous·ly, adverblus·trous·ness, nounhy·per·lus·trous, adjectivehy·per·lus·trous·ly, adverbhy·per·lus·trous·ness, nounnon·lus·trous, adjectivenon·lus·trous·ly, adverbnon·lus·trous·ness, nounsem·i·lus·trous, adjectivesem·i·lus·trous·ly, adverbsem·i·lus·trous·ness, nounsub·lus·trous, adjectivesub·lus·trous·ly, adverbsub·lus·trous·ness, nounun·lus·trous, adjectiveun·lus·trous·ly, adverb

Synonyms for lustrous

1. gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering. 2. refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.
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Word Origin and History for non-lustrous

lustrous

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

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