coruscant

coruscant

[kuh-ruhs-kuhnt, kawr-uhs-, kor-]
adjective
sparkling or gleaming; scintillating; coruscating.

Origin:
1475–85; < Latin coruscant- stem of coruscāns present participle of coruscāre to quiver, flash, derivative of coruscus quivering, flashing; see -ant

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coruscant

adjective
having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "'glistering' is an archaic term" 
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