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Webster 1913 Edition


Lucent

Lu′cent

,
Adj.
[L.
lucens
, p. pr. of
lucere
to shine, fr.
lux
,
lucis
, light.]
Shining; bright; resplendent.
“ The sun’s lucent orb.”
Milton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lucent

LU'CENT

,
Adj.
[L. lucens, from luceo, to shine. See light.]
Shining; bright; resplendent; as the sun's lucent orb.

Definition 2022


lucent

lucent

English

Adjective

lucent (comparative more lucent, superlative most lucent)

  1. Emitting light; shining, luminous.
  2. Translucent; clear, lucid.
    • 1891, Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country, Nebraska 2005, pp. 9-10:
      her dilated eyes fixed with a horror-stricken fascination upon the pygmy burial-ground, in that broad, lucent expanse of the yellow moonlight which was still streaming through the illuminated gorge of the mountains into an otherwise dusky world.

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Latin

Verb

lūcent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of lūceō