Origin: prob. from French lumière, a hole, aperture, literally , light from Vulgar Latin luminaria, origin, originally plural of Classical Latin luminare, a light, window: see luminary
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Origin: Probably alteration of French lumière, one of the limbers, from Old French lumiere, opening, light, from Late Latin lūmināria, pl. of lūmināre, window, from Latin, lamp; see luminary.