heiligenschein

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Heiligenschein.

NounEdit

heiligenschein (uncountable)

  1. An optical phenomenon which creates a bright spot around the shadow of the viewer's head, when the surface on which the shadow falls has special optical characteristics (as with dewy grass).
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