relucent

[ri-loo-suh nt]
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Origin of relucent

1500–10; < Latin relūcent- (stem of relūcēns), present participle of relūcere. See re-, lucent
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relucent

adjective
  1. 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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