- Rare bright; shining
- clear to the understanding; lucid
Origin of luculentMiddle English from Classical Latin luculentus from lux (gen. lucis), light
Easily understood; clear or lucid.
Origin of luculentMiddle English shiny from Latin lūculentus from lūx lūc- light ; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more luculent, superlative most luculent)
- (now rare) Shining, brilliant.
From Latin lÅ«culentus, from lÅ«x (“light").