[ri-loo-suh nt]


shining; bright.

Origin of relucent

1500–10; < Latin relūcent- (stem of relūcēns), present participle of relūcere. See re-, lucent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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archaic bright; shining

Word Origin for relucent

C16: from Latin relūcēre to shine out, from re- + lūcēre to shine, from lūx light
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