Luminous Definition

Giving off light; shining; bright.
Webster's New World
Filled with light; illuminated.
Webster's New World
Glowing in the dark, as paint with a phosphor in it.
Webster's New World
Having a high degree of saturation.
A luminous green.
American Heritage
Presented or perceived clearly or vividly.
Luminous memories.
American Heritage

Origin of Luminous

  • Middle English from Old French lumineux from Latin lūminōsus from lūmen lūmin- light leuk- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin luminosus.

    From Wiktionary

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