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lucida

[loo-si-duh] /ˈlu sɪ də/
noun, plural lucidae
[loo-si-dee] /ˈlu sɪˌdi/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the brightest star in a constellation.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < New Latin, special use of Latin lūcida (stella) bright (star), feminine of lūcidus lucid
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