scintillant

[ sin-tl-uh nt ]
/ ˈsɪn tl ənt /

adjective

scintillating; sparkling.

Origin of scintillant

First recorded in 1600–10, scintillant is from the Latin word scintillant- (stem of scintillāns, present participle of scintillāre to send out sparks; flash). See scintilla, -ant

Related forms

scin·til·lant·ly, adverbun·scin·til·lant, adjective
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