[ sin-tl-uh nt ]
/ ˈsɪn tl ənt /


scintillating; sparkling.


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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

OTHER WORDS FROM scintillant

scin·til·lant·ly, adverbun·scin·til·lant, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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