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lucent (adj.)

mid-15c., "shining, bright, luminous," from Latin lucentem (nominative lucens), present participle of lucere "to shine, glow, be bright," from PIE root *leuk- "light, brightness." Meaning "translucent, clear" is from 1820. Related: Lucently.

updated on April 29, 2017

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Definitions of lucent from WordNet

lucent (adj.)
softly bright or radiant;
the lucent moon
Synonyms: aglow / lambent / luminous
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.