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Luminous


LU'MINOUS, adjective [Latin luminosus.]

1. Shining; emitting light. The sun is a most luminous body.

2. Light; illuminated. The moon is rendered luminous by the rays of the sun.

3. Bright; shining; as a luminous color.

4. Clear; as a luminous essay or argument.