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luculent

[loo-kyoo-luh nt] /ˈlu kyʊ lənt/
adjective
1.
clear or lucid:
a luculent explanation.
2.
convincing; cogent.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin lūculentus bright, equivalent to lūc- (stem of lūx) light + -ulentus -ulent
Related forms
luculently, adverb
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luculent

/ˈluːkjʊlənt/
adjective (rare)
1.
easily understood; lucid
2.
bright or shining; glowing
Derived Forms
luculently, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin lūculentus full of light, from lūx light
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