lucently

lucent

[loo-suhnt]
adjective
2.
translucent; clear.

Origin:
1490–1500; < Latin lūcent- (stem of lūcēns), present participle of lūcēre to shine. See lucid, -ent

lucency; Rare, lucence, noun
lucently, adverb
interlucent, adjective
semilucent, adjective
unlucent, adjective
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lucent (ˈluːsənt)
 
adj
brilliant, shining, or translucent
 
[C16: from Latin lūcēns, present participle of lūcēre to shine]
 
'lucently
 
adv

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lucent
"shining, bright, luminous," c.1500, from L. lucentem, prp. of lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)).
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