Can-dent

candent

[kan-duhnt]
adjective
glowing with heat; being at a white heat.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin candent- (stem of candēns, present participle of candēre to be shining white), equivalent to cand- bright (see candid) + -ent- -ent

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candent (ˈkændənt)
 
adj
an archaic word for incandescent
 
[C16: from Latin candēre to shine]

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