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relucent

[ ri-loo-suhnt ]
/ rɪˈlu sənt /
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adjective

shining; bright.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for relucent

relucent
/ (rɪˈluːsənt) /

adjective

archaic bright; shining
C16: from Latin relūcēre to shine out, from re- + lūcēre to shine, from lūx light
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