AskDefine | Define luculent

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luculent adj : (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument" [syn: limpid, lucid, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuous]

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Etymology

From etyl enm, from etyl la luculentus
  1. Shining, brilliant.
  2. (of language) Transparently clear; easily understandable, as "a luculent oration".
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