lighted by the sun.

1815–25; sun + lit1 Unabridged
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sunlight (ˈsʌnlaɪt)
1.  the light emanating from the sun
2.  an area or the time characterized by sunshine

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Example sentences
Sprawling farmsteads peek through sunlit cottonwoods, oak and elm trees.
Instead of growing its algae in sunlit ponds it keeps them in the dark and feeds them with sugar.
The clams fed off their captive algae and their habitat expanded into sunlit waters.
These vertical migrators rise to the surface at night to feed on the plankton produced there in the sunlit layers.
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