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lambency

[lam-buh n-see] /ˈlæm bən si/
noun, plural lambencies for 2.
1.
the quality of being lambent.
2.
something that is lambent.
Origin of lambency
1810-1820
1810-20; lamb(ent) + -ency
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  • They were both rayless and strangely—lightless; they threw no shadows nor did their lambency lessen the dimness.

    The Metal Monster A. Merritt
Word Origin and History for lambency
n.

1817, from lambent + -cy.

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